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State seeks applications for small energy conservation projects
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Maureen Bock, 503-934-4004
In Oregon 1-800-221-8035
SALEM — The Oregon Department of Energy has released an application for and information about tax credits for small energy conservation projects. Under the new Conservation Energy Incentive Program, Small Premium Projects must have qualified costs of less than $20,000 and meet certain requirements.
Approximately $1.7 million in tax credits are available for these projects on a first-come, first-serve basis. The maximum tax credit per project is $7,000. The filing deadline is Dec. 31, 2012.
The application, along with other information in this opportunity announcement, can be found on the ODOE website at: http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/BUSINESS/Incentives/SPP-OA.shtml. There is a $60 application fee.
Applications must be delivered via U.S. Mail to:
Oregon Department of Energy
P.O. Box 2008
Salem, OR 97308
The Small Premium Projects are part of the new Energy Incentive Program, created by the 2011 Legislature. The EIP replaces the Business Energy Tax Credit program.
ODOE will release a competitive opportunity announcement for larger conservation projects in the coming months.
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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