Oregon - HB2136 - 2017

Relating to small-scale renewable energy projects; declaring an emergency.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 07-06-2017
Status: Failed
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Actions (4)

  • 01-09-2017 - First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.
  • 01-17-2017 - Referred to Energy and Environment.
  • 02-06-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 07-07-2017 - In committee upon adjournment.

News (2)

Oregon bill would increase share of electricity from small-scale renewables - HydroWorld
Published by hydroworld.com
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:15:27 GMT

The bill says that by 2025, “at least 8% of the aggregate electrical capacity of all electric companies that make sales of electricity to 25,000 or more retail electricity consumers in this state must be composed of electricity generated by … small ...

Bill to boost small-scale renewables in Oregon runs into opposition - Portland Business Journal
Published by bizjournals.com
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 01:10:48 GMT

At a House committee hearing on Monday, advocates for H.B. 2136 said it would ensure diversity in Oregon's energy sources — bringing projects beyond big wind and solar — and encourage economic development throughout the state. But opponents said ...