2007 ORS 469.165¹
  • federal standards

(1) For the purposes of carrying out ORS 469.160 (Definitions for ORS 469.160 to 469.180) to 469.180 (Forfeiture of tax credits), the State Department of Energy may adopt rules prescribing minimum performance criteria for alternative energy devices for dwellings.

(2) The department, in adopting rules under this section for solar heating and cooling systems, shall take into consideration applicable standards of federal performance criteria prescribed pursuant to the provisions of section 5506, title 42, United States Code (Solar Heating and Cooling Act of 1974).

(3) The Director of the State Department of Energy shall adopt rules governing the determination of eligibility, verification and certification of an alternative fuel device for purposes of the tax credits granted under ORS 316.116 (Credit for alternative energy device or alternative fuel vehicle) and 317.115 (Alternative fuel vehicle fueling stations), including but not limited to rules that further define an alternative fuel vehicle, related equipment or fueling station necessary to operate an alternative fuel vehicle, that govern the computation of costs eligible for credit and that require equitable allocation of the tax credit benefits between the lessor and the lessee of an alternative fuel vehicle as a condition of tax credit eligibility. [1977 c.196 §3; 1989 c.880 §2; 1997 c.534 §5; 2005 c.832 §7; 2007 c.843 §30]

Note: See note under 469.160 (Definitions for ORS 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

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 469—Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­469.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 469, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­469ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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