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BETC Rulemaking Public Hearing Mar. 26

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  • Public Hearing
When Mar 26, 2014
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where Oregon Department of Energy 625 Marion Street NE Salem, OR 97301
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Contact Phone 1-800-221-8035
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Although the 2011 Oregon Legislature replaced the Business Energy Tax Credit program with the new Energy Incentives Program, the department still must carry out its obligations to BETC participants before that program officially ends July 1, 2014. The Oregon Department of Energy will hold a public rulemaking hearing on March 26 to review draft administrative rules.

March 26, 2014 – 10 a.m.
Oregon Department of Energy
625 Marion Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Call-in number: 1-888-273-3658 Access code: 3125235

This rulemaking proposes adding an energy performance reporting requirement, requiring BETC projects to report energy performance annually for up to five years after receiving final certification. The energy performance reporting requirement may apply to projects receiving BETC final certification after Jan. 1, 2014. With the data collected, the department plans to reconcile reported energy savings and perform market analysis to determine market saturation and inform incentive development. The rule also proposes to formalize the process used for issuing a new certificate with the sale or disposition of a facility after final certification, as provided in ORS 315.354(5).

More information about this rulemaking – including a summary of the proposed amendments and the draft proposed rules – is located at: http://www.oregon.gov/energy/CONS/Pages/Rulemaking-BETC.aspx.

The department will accept oral testimony on the rules at the public hearing. Participants unable to attend may call in. Written comments on the rulemaking are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, and sent via e-mail to: kathy.d.stuttaford@odoe.state.or.us

ODOE plans to file permanent rules in early April 2014.

To request an interpreter for the hearing impaired, or accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact the Oregon Department of Energy at least 48 hours before the meeting at 800-221-8035 or fax 503-373-7806. TTY users should call the Oregon Relay Service at 711

About the Department of Energy:

The Oregon Department of Energy provides tax credits, grants, loans, technical assistance and energy information for home owners, businesses, manufacturers, farms, ranches, schools and governments.

 

Oregon Department of Energy

Main Office

625 Marion Street N.E.

 

Salem, OR 97301-3737

 

Phone: 503-378-4040

 

Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035

 

Fax: 503-373-7806

 

Website: www.oregon.gov/ENERGY

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