Energy Incentives

ORS 469B.273
Preference given to certain projects

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In determining the priority of any energy conservation project for tax credits, preference shall be given to those projects that have the highest energy savings over the five-year credit allowance period per tax credit dollar.


In administering this section, the Director of the State Department of Energy shall compare projects of similar technology types against each other, take into account the amount of energy saved over the life of the equipment, market or industry sector, expected lifespan of the project compared to the simple payback period, whether the energy savings of the project benefit a party other than the owner and any other factors defined in State Department of Energy rule. The department may certify less than the total cost of any project based on this evaluation. [2011 c.730 §39]
§§ 469B.130 to 469B.169

(formerly 469.190 to 469.225)

Law Review Citations

16 WLR 392 (1979)

§§ 469B.100 to 469B.118

(formerly 469.160 to 469.180)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Installation date of alternative energy devices, Department of Energy rule provisions and tax credit limitations, (1977) Vol 38, p 1198; credit from utility to customer feeding excess electrical power from residential alternative energy device back into utility's distribution system, (1977) Vol 38, p 1475


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