Or. Admin. R. 860-084-0120 - Systems Eligible for Enrollment in Pilot Programs

(1) Individual solar photovoltaic systems eligible for the Solar Photovoltaic Pilot Programs must have a nameplate generating capacity less than or equal to 500 kilowatts and must be:
(a) In compliance with the siting, design, interconnection, installation, and electric output standards and codes required by the laws of Oregon;
(b) Installed with meters or other devices to monitor and measure the quantity of energy generated;
(c) Permanently installed in the State of Oregon by a retail electricity consumer of the electric company;
(d) Installed in the service territory of the electric company;
(e) First operational and on-line after the launch of the pilot programs;
(f) Financed without expenditures under ORS 757.612(3)(b)(B) or tax credits under 469.160 or 469.185 through 469.225;
(g) Certified by the residential electric consumer as constructed from new components (modules, inverter, batteries, mounting hardware, etc.); and
(h) Compliant with Commission quality and reliability requirements for solar photovoltaic systems and system installation.
(2) Systems uninstalled before the end of the contract term are not eligible for subsequent volumetric incentive rates, other feed-in tariffs, or pilot programs during the remainder of the original contract term. These systems cannot be reinstalled for the purposes of entering a new contract under any solar photovoltaic pilot program, volumetric incentive or other feed-in tariff program in the service territory of any electric company in the State of Oregon during the original contract term of the system, except that a system may be uninstalled and reinstalled at another location under the same contract under the conditions in OAR 860-084-0280.
(3) Retail electricity consumers submitting applications for a 500 kilowatt project are not eligible to reserve capacity in the solar photovoltaic pilot program if the same project is also competing for a purchased power agreement under the solar capacity standard in OAR 860-084-0020.


Or. Admin. R. 860-084-0120
PUC 2-2010, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-10; PUC 7-2011, f. & cert. ef. 9-30-11

Stat Auth: ORS 757.360 - 757.380

Stats. Implemented: ORS 757.360 - 757.380

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