If your municipal facility or business manages organic waste, you might be able to produce biogas and generate renewable electricity.
If you think you have a biopower opportunity and are interested in using it to generate electricity, contact Dave Moldal at 503.445.2476.
Depending on your project’s complexity, you may need a feasibility study or expert assistance to move through permitting or utility interconnection. Energy Trust may provide up to $200,000 in support for these and other types of project development activities. We can help you identify engineers or other experts with the experience to help.
Energy Trust provides support for expert project development assistance including, but not limited to, grant writing assistance, feasibility studies, final design, permitting, utility interconnection and construction management. We may pay up to 50 percent of the cost of hiring an outside consultant to provide expert assistance for these activities, up to a maximum of $200,000.
Project development assistance forms
Incentive levels are based on a project’s cost in comparison to the market value of the energy produced, called above-market cost. There is no cap or fixed percentage of the amount of above-market costs we will pay. In return for our funding contribution, we ask for a negotiated share of the project’s Renewable Energy Certificates, which are held in trust for the ratepayers who pay the public purpose charge.
We are here to help you assess if you might have a viable biopower project and what incentives may be available. Give Dave Moldal a call at 503.445.2476 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Estimated Annual Savings: $500,000
Cash Incentives: $1,000,000+