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Energy Incentive Program fee hearing scheduled for Dec. 19
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Lisa Pinheiro, 503-373-2293
In Oregon 1-800-221-8035
SALEM — The Oregon Department of Energy will hold a public hearing on Dec. 19 to take public input on the proposed fee structure for the new Energy Incentive Program. House Bill 3672, which passed during the 2011 Legislative session, created the new program to replace the Business Energy Tax Credit program.
The following proposed program fees will be discussed at the EIP hearing:
Renewable Energy Development Grant
Application Fee: $200
Technical Review Fee: 1.05% of project cost
Conservation Energy Incentive Program
Informational filing fee for Small Premium Project (SPP) under $20K: $60
Application Fee: $200 (not charged to SPP projects)
Technical Review Fee: 0.55% of project cost (not charged to SPP projects)
Final Review Fee: 0.5% of project cost
Transportation Energy Incentive Program
Application Fee: $200
Technical Review Fee: 0.55% of project cost
Final Review Fee: 0.5% of project cost
Pass-through Participation Fee
Fee for pass-through transactions with ODOE assistance:
Energy Incentive Programs: 1% of tax credit amount (maximum fee $25,000)
BETC Program: 0.25% of tax credit amount (maximum fee $25,000)
Fee for pass-through transactions without department assistance:
Energy Incentive Program and BETC Program: $100 per tax certificate issued
All Incentive Programs
Re-Inspection Fee: $400 (also applies to the BETC program; projects that have not received final certification).
Amendment Fee: $300
The hearing will take place at ODOE’s main office in Salem (625 Marion St. NE) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
For more information about the fees, please go to the following ODOE webpage: http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/CONS/Rulemaking2011-HB3672.shtml
If you would like to contribute but are unable to attend, written comments may be submitted before 5 p.m. on Dec. 19, 2011. Comments can be sent via e-mail to: kathy.d.stuttaford@state.or.us.
About the Department of Energy: The Oregon Department of Energy provides tax credits, loans, technical assistance and energy information for homes, businesses, manufacturing, farms, ranches, schools and governments.


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