2017 ORS 758.545¹
Electric utility required to make good faith effort to transmit energy
  • remedy

(1) If an electric utility fails to make a good faith effort to comply with a request from a qualifying facility to transmit energy or energy and capacity produced by the qualifying facility to another electric utility or to the Bonneville Power Administration, the electric utility shall purchase the qualifying facility’s energy or energy and capacity at a price which is the higher of:

(a) The electric utility’s avoided cost; or

(b) The index rate.

(2) As used in this section, “good faith effort” shall be demonstrated by the electric utility’s publication of a generally applicable, reasonable policy of the electric utility to allow a qualifying facility to use the electric utility’s transmission facilities on a cost-related basis. [1983 c.799 §5]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 758—Utility Rights of Way and Territory Allocation; Cogeneration, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors758.­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.