Power Hour is an educational series hosted by our Climate Solutions team that takes a deep-dive into various emerging energy topics every other month. These events are meant to ignite new conversations and possibilities in our community so bring your curiosity and questions!

Power Hours events are free to attend but we welcome a donation at anytime throughout the year. With your donation, you join a network of members who share your value of local sustainability. Thank you!


Fumes in Focus with Beyond Toxics

Wednesday, February 28th
UPDATED VENUE: The Environmental Center

Beyond Toxics’ Fumes in Focus initiative addresses the growing concern of gas stove pollution and its impact on indoor air quality and family health. As environmental and public health risks intensify, the Fumes in Focus project focuses on the pervasive issue of indoor gas stoves and how much they pollute our homes. 

Join us for an engaging evening to view their eye-opening film and hear from Beyond Toxics Executive Director, Lisa Arkin.

What is Deschutes Energy Future?

Our July Power Hour featured a presentation by Grace Andrews, our Energy Program Coordinator, about the Deschutes Energy Future project-- a major part of her two years with us as a RARE AmeriCorps Member. Watch the recording to learn all about this exciting new initiative, which launched officially in Fall 2023!

2022: Homegrown Renewables

Our previous Power Hour series focused on how Central Oregon can and should be a leader in the local generation of renewable energy.

Past Virtual Power Hour Events