2017 ORS 469A.145¹
Limitations on use of unbundled certificates to meet renewable portfolio standard

(1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, unbundled renewable energy certificates, including banked unbundled renewable energy certificates, may not be used to meet more than 20 percent of the requirements of the large utility renewable portfolio standard described in ORS 469A.052 (Large utility renewable portfolio standard) for any compliance year.

(2) The limitation imposed by subsection (1) of this section does not apply to unbundled renewable energy certificates associated with electricity generated in this state from a renewable energy source by a net metering facility, as defined in ORS 757.300 (Net metering facility allowed to connect to public utility), or another generating facility that is not directly connected to a distribution or transmission system.

(3) The limitation imposed by subsection (1) of this section does not apply to unbundled renewable energy certificates associated with electricity generated in this state by a qualifying facility under ORS 758.505 (Definitions for ORS 758.505 to 758.555) to 758.555 (Effect of energy sales on qualifying facility).

(4) The limitation imposed by subsection (1) of this section does not apply to an electricity service supplier for purposes of meeting the renewable portfolio standard described in ORS 469A.065 (Renewable portfolio standard for electricity service suppliers) during compliance years before 2021. [2007 c.301 §17; 2016 c.28 §10]

Note: Section 17a, chapter 301, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:

Sec. 17a. Notwithstanding section 17 (1) of this 2007 Act [469A.145 (Limitations on use of unbundled certificates to meet renewable portfolio standard) (1)], for compliance years before 2020, a consumer-owned utility subject to the large utility renewable portfolio standard described in section 6 of this 2007 Act [469A.052 (Large utility renewable portfolio standard)] may use unbundled renewable energy certificates, including banked unbundled renewable energy certificates, to meet up to 50 percent of the requirements of the standard. [2007 c.301 §17a]

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.