CREA supports business and economic opportunities through renewable energy development in a competitive environment. We support use of free enterprise principles to create economically and environmentally responsible electric generation within the State of Oregon.

CREA's Annual Members Meeting coincides with the Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) annual conference. This will take place on Nov. 15, 2022 from 10am - 1pm. 

Or broadcast live Via Zoom (link below): ​ 


Meeting ID: 814 7654 6221

Passcode: 202711


Find your local number:

press to zoom

press to zoom

press to zoom

press to zoom

Annual Meeting Agenda

Tuesday November 15, 2022: 10am-1:00pm

Graduate Eugene: Wilder Room: 66 E 6th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401

OR Via Zoom: 

Meeting ID: 827 4994 4896

Passcode: 371781

Find your local number:


1. Call to Order/Open Agenda - CREA Executive Chair, Commissioner Perkins     

- Roll Call/Introductions/Time set aside for issues not presented on the agenda


2. Business Meeting – Chair Perkins 10:15am

    - Approve Minutes of Annual Meeting: November, 2021

    - Accept Financials

    - Executive Committee Election Slate

    - Addendum to Reimbursement Policy

3. Eco Northwest Study - TBD 10:30am

    Economic Benefits Panel: Judge Joe Dabulskis (Sherman Co.), Commissioner     Don Russell - (Morrow Co.), Commissioner Pat Shannon (Gilliam Co.)

    Moderator - Chair Perkins - Hood River

4. Hydrogen for Counties - Abraham Mooney (Renewable Hydrogen Alliance)                                                                                                      11:00am

5. Offshore Wind - Shannon Souza (Pacific Ocean Energy Trust: POET)11:30am

    Coastal County Panel: Commissioner Cribbins (Coos Co.), Commissioner           Boice (Curry Co.),Rep. David Brock Smith (Dist. 1), Commissioner Thompson     (Clatsop Co.)

6. Renewable Energy Siting Panel - Oriana Magnera, (VERDE NW) 12:00pm

   Siting Panel: Commissioner Williams (Lake Co.), Alan Hickenbottom (Latitude    45), Mike McArthur (CREA)

LUNCH SERVICE also at 12:30pm

7. Adjourn -Chair Perkins 1:00pm

For Minutes, Financials, Slide Presentations and any other materials, please visit our "Agenda, Minutes" Page. 

HB 2021
& Small Scale R.E.

Click on the photo to learn about Oregon's RPS and the newly secured  8% mandate.

Why Support
Community Renewables?

Click on the photo to learn more about why community renewables are important to our state.

Qualifying Facilities
Click on the wind farm to view our QF based page and learn about the importance of PURPA.