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The Oregon Department of Energy's Residential Energy Tax Credit program ended in 2017.
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Thank you to the nearly 600,000 Oregonians who participated in the program since 1977. From ductless heat pumps to rooftop solar to electric vehicle chargers, your energy efficient improvements have made a big difference – saving money, saving energy, and helping to add to Oregon’s home-grown energy supply.


RETC Program Sunset

The RETC program ended (sunset) on December 31, 2017, and final applications were due June 1, 2018. We are no longer accepting applications for the program.

A few other important dates as the program came to a close: 
  • December 31, 2017: Eligible devices must have been purchased, and applications for solar photovoltaic projects must have been input into PowerClerk.
  • April 1, 2018: Eligible devices must have been installed and operational.
  • June 1, 2018: Final applications were due, including tax credit pass-through applications.

Our team will continue processing applications received by June 1, 2018. If you have questions about your RETC’s status, please contact us at 800-221-8035 or askRETC@oregon.gov.

For tax questions or advice, contact your tax advisor or the Oregon Department of Revenue​ .​​


Other Incentives

If you purchase certain renewable energy or energy efficient devices, you may be eligible for rebates or incentives from other state, federal, or utility programs

Resources
RETC Administrative Rules​​​​​​
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2017 RETC Rate Chart ​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Incentives Ending in 2017 ​​​​​
 
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