We now have the official bill number for the Home WRAP residential solar incentive we are advocating for in the 2018 short session.Read More
The energy efficiency + solar "Home WRAP" concept bill was submitted by Representative Pam Marsh from Ashland. This bill restores support forRead More
OSEIA is currently working on a RETC replacement bill with a coalition of other efficiency advocates:Read More
Oregon has always been seen as a leader in clean energy. Before “climate change” or even “clean energy” were commonplace terms, Oregon wasRead More
Most of you have heard that the legislative effort to extend the Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC) or replace it with another residential solar incentive wasRead More
Things at the Legislature are Happening Fast, SlowlyRead More
As we move into mid-June, lots is going on in Salem at both the Capitol and the Public Utility Commission (PUC).Read More
With about 24 hours to prepare, both solar and energy efficiency advocates responded in a big way for the RETC hearing on Friday, June 2. Nearly 50 support letters were e-mailed to the committeeRead More
Legislature: With a little more than a month to go in Oregon’s 2017 legislative session, it’s budget writing time in Oregon’s State Capitol. The legislature’s first job, above all others, is to pass a balanced state budget for the next two years.Read More
Renewing the Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC) is OSEIA’s top legislative priority this session. Since the prospects for winning on RETC are very much entwined with the question ofRead More
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Enter your address on this form to ID your State Representative (look under the “House” tab).
Call their phone number and urge them to a) cosponsor HB 2681, the bill to extend RETC, and b) tell the Oregon House Speaker that they support extending RETC.
If you do this, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community solar offers exciting possibilities to help consumers who can’t put solar on their roof still access the benefits of solar by participating in a larger project and getting a portion of the energy from that project credited to their bill.Read More