Students Compete in Solar Car Challenge

EUGENE, Ore. — The sunshine is bringing people out of the house, and for middle school students all over Lane County, it’s also driving their fun. On Saturday, EWEB hosted its 17th annual Solar Challenge at Cal Young Middle School in Eugene. Teachers were given EWEB-donated supplies and for a month, taught about solar power … Continue reading »

OSU Solar Vehicle Team Wins Competition

CORVALLIS, Ore. — They’re orange and black, but proud of their gold! Oregon State University’s Solar Vehicle Team (OSUSVT) members are back from last weekend’s solar car race, but they say the experience was more than winning the first place trophy. It was a blistering 105 degrees in Austin, Texas last weekend – conditions that … Continue reading »

Downtown Store Helps People Go Green

EUGENE, Ore. — Downtown Eugene is home to a store that its owners call an environmental department store. The Green Store focuses on lessening consumers’ impact on the environment. It carries everything from solar energy equipment, to LED lights, to clothes made of natural fabrics. “People just need to learn that a lot of the … Continue reading »