2017 ORS 469B.250¹
Definitions for ORS 469B.250 to 469B.265

As used in ORS 469B.250 (Definitions for ORS 469B.250 to 469B.265) to 469B.265 (Policies and procedures):

(1) “Biomass” has the meaning given that term in ORS 315.141 (Biomass production or collection).

(2) “Cost” means the actual cost of the acquisition, construction and installation of the renewable energy production system paid by the applicant for the system, before considering utility incentives.

(3) “Renewable energy production system” means a system that uses biomass, solar, geothermal, hydroelectric, wind, landfill gas, biogas or wave, tidal or ocean thermal energy technology to produce energy.

(4) “Solar technology” means any system, mechanism or series of mechanisms, including photovoltaic systems, that uses solar radiation to generate electrical energy. [2011 c.730 §27]

(formerly 469.190 to 469.225)

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 392 (1979)

(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

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 469B—Energy Tax Credits; Grants, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors469B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 469B, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano469B.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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.