Oregon Statutes - Chapter 543 - Hydroelectric Projects - Section 543.014 - Exemption for wave energy project; conditions.

 A wave energy project is exempt from regulation under this chapter, except as provided in ORS 543.050 (3), 543.055 and 543.060 if:

(1) The project generates electricity from wave energy;

(2) The project is located within Oregonís Territorial Sea, as defined in ORS 196.405;

(3) The nominal electric generating capacity, as defined in ORS 469.300, of the project does not exceed five megawatts; and

(4) A license under the Federal Power Act, 16 U.S.C. 791a et seq., is not required to either construct or operate the project. [2007 c.212 §2]

Note: 543.014 was added to and made a part of ORS chapter 543 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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