2015 ORS 470.565¹
Loan applicant request for energy savings projection
  • processing of loan applications

(1) At the request of a loan applicant, a primary contractor that is authorized to participate in the construction of small scale local energy projects financed through the energy efficiency and sustainable technology loan program may conduct an energy savings projection or similar evaluation for a property and conduct post-project verifications of energy savings in a utility service territory not served by a sustainable energy project manager.

(2) The State Department of Energy shall process a loan application submitted by an applicant in a utility service territory not served by a sustainable energy project manager in the same manner as an application submitted through a sustainable energy project manager.

(3) The department may approve an energy efficiency and sustainable technology loan for property located in a utility service territory not served by a sustainable energy project manager if:

(a) On-bill financing is available to the loan applicant through a local utility serving the benefited property; or

(b) The department and the loan applicant agree to an alternative method for ensuring repayment of the loan. [2009 c.753 §14; 2013 c.8 §8]

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Notes of Decisions

There is nothing in this chapter which requires the Depart­ment of Energy or its director to recover loans or withhold future loan install­ments for the purpose of compelling compliance by the borrower with the wage and employ­ment condi­tions of state law. State ex rel Building Council v. Bureau of Labor, 61 Or App 22, 656 P2d 325 (1982), Sup Ct review denied


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 470—Small Scale Local Energy Projects, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors470.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 470, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano470.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.