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Ten-Year Energy Action Plan

Date Last Updated5/13/2013
Policy TypeState Energy Plan
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeOregon Department of Energy
Policy Initiation Date12/1/2012
Policy SummaryOregon's Ten-Year Energy Action Plan has three primary goals, one of which, "Enhance clean energy infrastructure development by removing finance and regulatory Barriers," covers CHP's contribution: "Distributed generation and CHP has (sic) huge potential to help the state meet its energy goals...The benefits of distributed generation are many, including increased efficiency, typically reduced environmental impact, reduced grid cost, increased reliability and quality, and business certainty." CHP is also referenced as a strategy under the one of the Plan's Cross-Cutting Critical Paths on Bioenergy Development. The Plan proposes a shift of incentive investments from fuel sources to facilities (e.g., institutional boilers, cogeneration facilities, and cellulosic biofuels production).
CHP Eligibility RequirementsDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Does Not Specify
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
Resource Website(s) http://www.oregon.gov/energy/Pages/Ten_Year/Ten_Year_Energy_Plan.aspx exit EPA

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