Oregon Statutes - Chapter 469 - Energy; Conservation Programs; Energy Facilities - Section 469.165 - Rules; federal standards.

(1) For the purposes of carrying out ORS 469.160 to 469.180, the State Department of Energy may adopt rules prescribing minimum performance criteria for alternative energy devices for dwellings.

(2) The department, in adopting rules under this section for solar heating and cooling systems, shall take into consideration applicable standards of federal performance criteria prescribed pursuant to the provisions of section 5506, title 42, United States Code (Solar Heating and Cooling Act of 1974).

(3) The Director of the State Department of Energy shall adopt rules governing the determination of eligibility, verification and certification of an alternative fuel device for purposes of the tax credits granted under ORS 316.116 and 317.115, including but not limited to rules that further define an alternative fuel vehicle, related equipment or fueling station necessary to operate an alternative fuel vehicle, that govern the computation of costs eligible for credit and that require equitable allocation of the tax credit benefits between the lessor and the lessee of an alternative fuel vehicle as a condition of tax credit eligibility. [1977 c.196 §3; 1989 c.880 §2; 1997 c.534 §5; 2005 c.832 §7; 2007 c.843 §30]

Note: See note under 469.160.

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