Oregon state law requires that public entities spend 1.5 percent of the total contract price of a public improvement contract for new construction or major renovation of a public building on green energy technology. Public entities include, but are not limited to, state agencies, community colleges, school districts and education services districts, and local government.
This requirement was originally established by the 2007 Oregon Legislature with House Bill 2620
, amended by the 2012 Oregon Legislature with Senate Bill 1533
, and amended again by the 2013 Oregon Legislature with House Bill 3169
Reporting Requirements for Public Entities
Public entities must report to ODOE information about public building projects that are subject to this requirement. This report shall be submitted electronically using this 1.5% for Green Energy Technology in Public Buildings electronic form.
To discuss any questions about complying with this requirement or submitting the electronic form, please see our list of Questions & Answers or contact Ann Hushagen at (503)373-7804 or email@example.com.