Renewable Energy Systems Exemption (Oregon)

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Summary

Last modified on February 12, 2015.

Financial Incentive Program

Place Oregon

Name Renewable Energy Systems Exemption
Incentive Type Property Tax Incentive
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential
Eligible Technologies Passive Solar Space Heat, Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat, Solar Thermal Electric, Solar Thermal Process Heat, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Solar Pool Heating, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount 100%








Expiration Date 2018-07-01

















Program Administrator Oregon Department of Energy
Website http://egov.oregon.gov/ENERGY/RENEW/Solar/Support.shtml
Date added to DSIRE 2000-01-01
Last DSIRE Review 2014-06-20



References DSIREDatabase of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency[1]


Summary

Oregon law states that any change in real market value to property due to the installation of a qualifying renewable energy system is exempt from assessment of the property’s value for property tax purposes. Qualifying renewables include solar, geothermal, wind, water, fuel cell or methane gas systems used to heat, cool or generate electricity. This exemption is intended for end users and only applies to systems that are net metered or primarily intended to offset on-site electricity use. Systems installed on real property that is otherwise exempt from property taxation will continue to be exempt.


Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information Officer - ODOE
Department Oregon Department of Energy

Address 625 Marion Street, N.E.

Place Salem, Oregon
Zip/Postal Code 97301-3737
Phone (503) 378-4040
Phone 2 (800) 221-8035

Email energy.in.internet@state.or.us
Website http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/
     
     

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: ORS § 307.175

Date Enacted 1976
Expiration Date 2018-07-01

Authority 2: HB 2563
Date Effective 2011-09-29
Date Enacted 2011-08-02


















  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency"