Home solar power installations in Oregon are eligible for incentives in accordance with state ordinances, and homeowners are also eligible for Residential Energy Tax Credits under special circumstances.
Oregon’s Energy Trust has a Oregon’s Energy Trust that is available for Pacific Power and PGE customers. The program was launched in May of 2003 and those with new photovoltaic (PV) systems installed in existing or new homes, community buildings, municipal facilities and commercial buildings.
You can earn tax credits on your Oregon income taxes, by installing a solar energy system in your home. This is how the state government rewards individuals for helping reduce imports of fossil fuels and helping to conserve Oregon’s environment.
If you’re the owner of a solar or wind power system located in Oregon, Washington, Montana, or Idaho, then you might be entitled to monetary incentive and REC for the energy your system generates. All you need to do is to apply with the Northwest Solar Coop.
Oregon State’s Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB) has a Solar Electric Program that gives incentives for commercial and residential clients who produces electricity with the use of solar photovoltaic systems.