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

Policy Update 3/18/16

This policy update will provide a wrap-up of the legislative session, how those legislative issues will be addressed and will also touch on a solar task force process underway at the Bonneville Power Administration.

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HB 2632 A: Utility Scale Solar / Installations 2MW - 45MW

78th OREGON LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY--2015 Regular Session

House Bill 2632

Sponsored by Representative BENTZ, Senator ROBLAN; Representatives GILLIAM, HUFFMAN, READ, VEGA PEDERSON, Senator DEMBROW (Presession filed.)


The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor’s brief statement of the essential features of the measure as introduced. Directs Oregon Department of Administrative Services to establish program to incentivize generation of electricity derived from solar energy. Establishes Solar Incentivization Fund for purposes of program. Directs department to make payments from fund to owners of qualified solar photovoltaic energy systems. Specifies that program closes to new applicants on January 2, 2022. Sunsets program on January 2, 2029.

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