Oregon Solar News

Oregon developer reveals plan to build one of nation's biggest solar projects


By Pete Danko, Portland Business Journal -- Utility solar took a big step forward in Oregon last fall when Avangrid Renewables' 56-megawatt Gala plant - more than five times the size of any previous project in the state - went online, sending power to Apple Inc.

What David Brown of Obsidian Renewables has in mind would take things to a whole new level. Read the full story here.

Read the full story on PBJ.com: https://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2018/01/... or here in pdf form.

Policy Update - 1.19.18


Due to the recent very low Resource Value of Solar (RVOS) values filed by all three Investor owned utilities (PGE, PacifiCorps, and Idaho Power), OSEIA has filed to intervene in three PUC RVOS dockets.

RVOS is incredibly important to the solar industry as it will be used to set the community solar credit level - if the credit level is too low it could scuttle the program entirely. Don’t think this can’t happen as it has happened to the largest community solar program in the nation in CA.
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