2017 ORS 469A.132¹
Thermal renewable energy certificates

This section is amended
Effective January 1, 2020
Relating to treatment of renewable energy certificates issued for the generation of thermal energy; amending ORS 469A.132.

If a facility that generates electricity using biomass also generates thermal energy for a secondary purpose, the State Department of Energy, as part of the system established under ORS 469A.130 (Renewable energy certificates system), shall provide that renewable energy certificates must be issued for the generation of the thermal energy. For purposes of issuing renewable energy certificates under this section, 3,412,000 British thermal units are equivalent to one megawatt-hour. [2016 c.28 §16]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 469A—Renewable Portfolio Standards, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors469A.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.