Or. Admin. R. 330-140-0060 - Certification of Qualifying Expenditure for New Cost-effective Energy Efficiency Projects

(1) Once the project has been completed and is operational, and the costs, or portion of the costs identified in the pre-certification as a component eligible for certification as an individual expense for a project, are expended, the large electricity consumer is eligible to apply to the Oregon Department of Energy for certification of qualifying expenditure on a form provided by the Oregon Department of Energy.
(2) Proof of amount paid must accompany the application for certification of qualifying expenditure.
(a) Proof of purchase for projects costing less than $50,000 may include canceled checks, credit card statements, and binding contracts or agreements.
(b) Projects costing $50,000 and more shall have an independent certified public accountant attest to the cost of the project.
(3) A certification of qualified expenditure for all or part of the cost of either a pre-certified new cost-effective energy efficiency project(s) or a new energy conservation project that was pre-certified under Oregon Department of Energy rules in effect before January 1, 2022, shall be approved or denied by the Oregon Department of Energy in writing within 30 days of the receipt of a complete application. Certification of qualifying expenditure may be issued for a portion of the cost of a new cost-effective energy efficiency project(s) that is an individual cost component or project phase defined in the preliminary certificate application and approved in the preliminary certificate. Qualifying expenditures include fees paid to the Oregon Department of Energy for administering the self-direct program.

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Or. Admin. R. 330-140-0060
DOE 3-2001, f. 10-25-01, cert. ef. 10-29-01; DOE 6-2004, f. 10-14-04, cert. ef. 12-1-04; DOE 7-2015, f. & cert. ef. 12/23/2015; DOE 1-2019, amend filed 01/11/2019, effective 07/01/2019; DOE 3-2021, amend filed 12/13/2021, effective 1/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 469.040, ORS 469.165, ORS 756.040, ORS 757.600 - 757.687, ORS 756.054 & Oregon Laws 2021, chapter 547 (House Bill 3141)

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 756.040, ORS 757.600 - 757.687, ORS 756.054 & Oregon Laws 2021, chapter 547 (House Bill 3141)

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