2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Oregon Water Resources Congress)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to renewable energy.|
Requires eight percent of electricity sold in this state by each electric company that makes sales to 25,000 or more retail electricity consumers to be generated by small-scale renewable energy facilities or certain biomass facilities.
Increases, to 100 average megawatts of electricity per year, amount of electricity generated by certified low-impact hydroelectric facilities that may be used to comply with renewable portfolio standards. Allows renewable energy certificates issued at any time for electricity generated by certified low-impact hydroelectric facility to be banked and carried forward indefinitely. Establishes, for purposes of public utilities that provide electric power to consumers in this state, additional standards for purchase of energy or energy and capacity from qualifying facilities. Allows person injured by certain violations by public utility related to purchase and sale of energy or energy and capacity to recover treble damages from public utility. Declares jurisdiction of Public Utility Commission over certain matters related to qualifying facilities.].
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Rules|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|