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RETC Public Meeting On Solar PV Systems Scheduled For Sept. 28 In Salem
9/23/2010
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       Contacts:                   
 Andrea Simmons 
 (503) 378-6510
 Hillary Dobson 
 (503) 378-4041
10-56In Oregon 1-800-221-8035
 
 
Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) will hold a second public meeting on Residential Tax Credit (RETC) rulemaking for solar electric systems on Tuesday, Sept. 28 in Salem.
 
ODOE is evaluating current RETC rules and taking public comments as part of the permanent rulemaking process.
 
The agenda includes a continuation of the discussion on solar installations, including a potential leasing model for renewable energy systems. Additional discussion will cover proposed rule language and potential formulas that could be used if the program returned to a capacity-based incentive model; and solar technician certification. A complete agenda is posted at http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/CONS/RES/tax/docs/Rulemaking/RETC_Rulemaking_Agenda_PubMtgNotice-92810.pdf.
 
The meeting will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Oregon Department of Energy, 625 Marion St. NE in Salem. For more information on the RETC rulemaking process, visit the ODOE website at http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/CONS/Rulemaking2010-RETC.shtml.
 
A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made by contacting Linda Ross at least 72 hours before the meeting at (503) 378-6874 or 1-800-221-8035 in Oregon; TTY 1-800-735-2900; or fax 503-373-7806.