Or. Admin. R. 860-084-0440 - Pilot Program Overhead

(1) Electric companies must submit for Commission approval evaluations of solar photovoltaic pilot programs including:
(a) Proposals for the design and execution of surveys to measure participant satisfaction with and recommendations for improving the pilot program processes;
(b) Proposals for the design and execution of surveys to understand participant decision processes in choosing between the volumetric incentive rate program and the existing net metering program;
(c) Comments on Commission recommendations for regulatory policy changes that may increase the use of solar photovoltaic systems, make solar photovoltaic systems more affordable, reduce the cost of incentives to utility customers, or promote the development of the solar industry in Oregon; and
(d) Additions to the list of required data to be collected under OAR 860-084-0400.
(2) Each electric company may enter into a contract with the Energy Trust of Oregon to provide the data collection and summary services required by OAR 860-084-0400 through 860-084-0440. An electric company may also contract with the Energy Trust of Oregon to administer pilot programs, including capacity reservation services, survey execution, or program evaluation. The Commission may direct the electric companies to contract with the Energy Trust of Oregon if the Commission finds that the costs to administer individual pilot programs are unreasonable.


Or. Admin. R. 860-084-0440
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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