City of Ashland

The City of Ashland, Oregon has partnered with BEF on several successful projects. BEF contributed about $60,000 to fund and build Solar Ashland, which encompasses the solar installations at the Civic Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and SOU. At the time of its construction, Solar... ​View full funder profile >>

City of Bandon

The City of Bandon is committed to sustainability and renewable energy in the Pacific Northwest. ​View full funder profile >>

City of Beaverton

The City of Beaverton is located seven miles west of Portland, Oregon, in the Tualatin River Valley, encompasses 19.6 square miles, and is home to more than 94,000 residents. The city is Oregon’s sixth largest city and the second-largest incorporated city in Washington County. In 2009, the City of Beaverton received $... ​View full funder profile >>

City of Ellensburg

In partnership with BEF, Ellensburg  installed the first “community solar” project in the nation in 2006. The unique financial model designed by the City allows local individuals and businesses to participate directly in a solar-electric project, without having to lift a finger (except to write a check, perhaps).... ​View full funder profile >>

Clark Public Utilities

Clark Public Utilities started the Green Lights program to support the development of renewable energy resources in the Northwest. Customers can choose to purchase Green Lights renewable power in 100 kilowatt-hour blocks. Each block costs an extra $1.00 per month. Customer contributions are pooled to support the... ​View full funder profile >>

Because there was always a commitment to the future, so will there always be a commitment to the past. The modern Coeur d'Alene Tribe is the sum of uncounted centuries of untold generations. In the tribe's own ancient language, it is called Schitsu'umsh, meaning "Those who were found here" or "The discovered people". In this remains a land... ​View full funder profile >>

Columbia River People's Utility District

Columbia River People’s Utility District (PUD) is a community-owned utility providing safe, reliable electric service to 18,300 customers in Columbia County and northern Multnomah County, Oregon.  The PUD’s Energy Experts offer a wide variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs to... ​View full funder profile >>

Consumers Power, Inc.

Consumers Power, Inc. is a privately owned nonprofit rural electric cooperative serving 17,426 members in parts of six counties in Oregon: Benton, Lincoln, Lane, Linn, Polk, and Marion. CPI’s headquarters are located at 6990 West Hills Road, Philomath, Oregon, near Corvallis, home of Oregon State... ​View full funder profile >>

Continental Tire

Continental Tire is a division of the Continental Corporation, and offers a complete premium line of ultra-high performance, passenger and light truck tires that instill confidence and a passion for driving. Continental tires are fitted as original equipment on many of the world's finest automobiles. Continental Tire... ​View full funder profile >>

Cowlitz PUD

Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County, WA (better known as Cowlitz PUD) provides electric service to 47,900 residential, commercial, industrial and street lighting customers county wide. We also own the water system that serves 3,800 Longview-Kelso area customers in the Columbia Heights, Lone... ​View full funder profile >>