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Hemophilia Of Oregon
An interview with Madonna McGuire Smith, development and events director for Hemophilia Foundation Of Oregon, about blood disorders, their fundraising/awareness walk and run, and camps for kids.
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Children's Cancer Association
A discussion with Mary Turina, the President and COO of the Children's Cancer Association, about this incredible organization and their upcoming annual event, the Celebration Of Courage.
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Sustainable Homes and Solar Power
A discussion with Jim Chapman, the President of Legned Homes, about the new technologies going into newly built homes to help make them more sustainable.
would normally be drawn at its stores will produce things. And the electric company but by law have to buy that are trying to second of the grid -- interest and yeah sociologist for which you're using its its. -- to -- the community of power. So if you have a surplus the electric company has a -- for -- yet. Broker owner bill credit wow that's cool seem to make some money to go on vacation yeah. And we're putting in metres that'll allow you to see how much is being produced how much you're using yourself. Giving. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- But competitive nature those are watching to see what the effect is that they -- turner. Computer yeah I always thought it was so unusual that the electric meter was outside I mean I know they need one out there for the meter reader -- proved to have one inside
eyes and -- figure they're shut down that it shocked by your electric bill. It's pretty good aperture which stopped panel brought. I say OK okay. And in general how often do you look and
Energy expert and Author, John Takacs talks about the effects of alternative fuel on "Big Oil" and the world. He also talks about his book called "The Take-Us".
the safest cleanest power source we really -- right now. What about electric cars . I'd like those happened. Electric cars are going to be. It is the future I believe and the reason why thinks so. If it have to work with nuclear or another source though it can't be carbon based fuel. If we use electric cars and we plug them -- you still have to create energy electrical plant. In California and an Oregon and Washington were probably all really lucky we have a lot of hydropower. But mostly country don't apple we have. And so if he electric cars and all you're doing is transferring your problem from. Burning oil in your car to burning oil in the power house not a good idea. So. The new electric cars that that General Motors as the -- coming out. Believe it or not just just like one step down. From what that
Electric Car Charging Stations
Joe Barra with PGE explains how newly enstalled Portland area electric car charging stations will work and how they will effect the economy and the environment.
the employees. Why is PG leading this effort. Well we really see. Electric cars is is. As the future. We believe that stated actually it's one answer to our petroleum dependency. The information that we've developed indicates that if they're cleaner and certainly more economical for our customers. -- -- conventional gas producer diesels. Are quite a few cars to -- -- using these at this point in time or do not very many people have electric cars yet. No there are only a few hundred little electric carriers there are many more with hybrids. And and one of the really interest -- elements would be the plug in hybrids. Where instead the -- you have to guess tension. These vehicles could be plugged in here in the beginning to Iran primarily in electric with -- the backup. There are almost 30000 hybrids in the states so that would be big. A -- big thing. Gillis cinema telescope or speaking when Joe -- with PGA we're talking about vehicle charging stations that have been set up then or again. As -- what the future holds for public transportation. Now where you
in metro Skype or speaking or Joe Barrow with PGE talking about vehicle charging stations and have been set up for electric cars . Here in Oregon and also what does the future hold for public transportation. Joe how does it typically take to charge an electric car . And how far holding go and give us an idea what this charging technology is all about. Look at really very it depends on whether you're charging at one tendered to twenty in terms of the current. You know many -- Full charge depending on on weather here you're charging into the higher the lower rate. Could very anywhere from a couple of hours to the tune than a dozen now worst. It also depends on on whether you're talking about a plug in hybrid vehicle was limited battery capacity. Our dedicated electric vehicle that would require. Considerably more electricity -- exclusively now electric . So if you have an electric vehicle how far will that. Vehicle typically go before runs outages. -- begins -- pan Pacific where. That the General Motors vehicle the the -- people. And they're looking at forty mile range. I would say to plug in hybrid so we anticipate we'll
As time goes on in the technology advances. So as demand for electric cars increases were probably gonna see a lot more charging stations are we I mean how is that going to work has already. You know we -- as we see cars lined up a gas stations that -- how second worker charging stations. Well I think you're right you'll see more charging stations. Right now is this dimension we've got. 30000 or so hybrids and in it per capita we're number one in the nation. He's in terms of penetration hybrid so I expect when plug in hybrids become available electric cars there will also be in a leadership position. But what encourages me is that is that many of our customers. Are dirt
The CEO of Eco-Motion, Rick Snyder, talks about his local electric car dealership. He also highlights a proposed partnership with an eco-friendly car maker out of China and tells us how this would help Portland both environmentally and economically.
partner with a Chinese automaker. And deals with eco friendly hybrid and electric cars with me today is Rick Snyder he's the CEO. Of -- motion. Portland's first electric car dealership and he's here to talk about the proposed partnership with the eco friendly carmaker known as BU wide deal or build
ended up. Starting a commotion. The idea that we -- selling. Primarily electric cars . And hybrids as well and hybrids. Hybrids was there actually -- second choice because we we. We're sure that there was at this time but big up demand for. For business solely supported by the sale of electric cars so we do yourself -- -- and the hybrids are. Hybrids -- have been designated variety EPA. As being. The best in
that this is going to be. The wave of the future. It electric cars . Then then hybrid electric cars a combination of electric and gasoline. Re dealing with cars prior to. Noticing -- an entirely. Different venture force. You're listening to mattress couple were speaking