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Central Lincoln People's Utility District - Renewable Energy Incentive Program   

Last DSIRE Review: 02/15/2013
Program Overview:
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Utility Rebate Program
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Photovoltaics, Wind, Small Hydroelectric
Applicable Sectors: Commercial, Residential, Nonprofit
Amount:PV and Wind: $500/kW-DC
Solar Water Heating: $800/system
Hydro Electric: $0.50/kWh (first year)
Maximum Incentive:PV (Residential): $2,000
PV (Commercial): $5,000
Solar Water Heating: $800
Wind: $5,000
Hydro Electric: $5,000
Equipment Requirements:PV: Systems must be comprised of new, UL listed components
Solar Water Heating Systems (Residential): Must be OG-300 certified and included on the Energy Trust of Oregon Eligible Residential Systems List.
Solar Water Heating Systems (Commercial): Must use OG-100 certified collectors and be pre-approved by the Oregon Department of Energy Business Energy Tax Credit Pre-Application process
Wind: Must qualify for Oregon Residential or Business Energy Tax Credit as defined by the technical requirements established by the Wind guidelines in the Oregon Administrative Rules
Installation Requirements:PV and Solar Water Heating: Installations must be completed and certified by a state of Oregon Tax Credit Certified Technician
Wind: Must be installed in an area with average wind speeds of at least 10 mph at the proposed installation height based on either a state or national wind resource map for that region, or at least one year of site specific wind speed and direction data
Hydro Electric: Must be installed outside of environmentally protected areas and in accord with all applicable water rights and FERC exemptions or permits.
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Central Lincoln People's Utility District provides financial incentives for its commercial and residential customers to install photovoltaic (PV), solar water heating, wind, and hydro electric systems on their property. The Total Solar Resource Fraction for the location of any solar energy system must be at least 75%. In addition to receiving this incentive, systems that produce electricity can participate in net metering. More information and all the necessary applications are available at the program web site above.

  Program Information
Central Lincoln People's Utility District
2129 North Coastal Highway
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: (541) 265-3211
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