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Business news covering oil and bio-fuel, to solar and other energy industries.

Innovation of the Week: Tesla tries to raise the solar roof

A house with Tesla's solar roof tiles installed | Photo from Tesla Motors

November 1, 2016 - 7:47pm

Portland's largest law firm launches climate change initiative

With a strong renewable energy practice already in place, Stoel Rives looks upon its climate change work as a key business development strategy. | Photo by Sheila Sund via Flickr.

October 31, 2016 - 5:51pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Local composting technology firm helps national parks cut waste

Staff at Molokai's Kalaupapa National Historical Park mix compost in an Earth Tub. | Photo courtesy of Kalaupapa National Historical Park. 

October 11, 2016 - 4:19pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Tom Rusin


Walking on sunshine: St. George's Legend Solar emerges as energy leader

Business at St. George, Utah-based Legend Solar jumped by 402 percent last year. | Photo courtesy of Legend Solar

August 25, 2016 - 8:16pm