What you think of these policy ideas from solar advocates and business people all over Oregon?

Push for Net Zero Building Codes by 2030 with solar onsite requirement

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* 1. Push for Net Zero Building Codes by 2030 with solar onsite requirement

Extend the Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC)

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* 2. Extend the Residential Energy Tax Credit (RETC)

Modify the mission of the Oregon Public Utility Commission to allow consideration of environmental impacts (modeled after the mission of California Public Utility Commission)

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* 3. Modify the mission of the Oregon Public Utility Commission to allow consideration of environmental impacts (modeled after the mission of California Public Utility Commission)

Create a tax incentive for commercial solar.

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* 4. Create a tax incentive for commercial solar.

Accurately identify the full costs and benefits of all resources (account for the environmental externalities of fossil fuels)

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* 5. Accurately identify the full costs and benefits of all resources (account for the environmental externalities of fossil fuels)

Extend property tax exemption for solar.

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* 6. Extend property tax exemption for solar.

Incentives for multi-family housing to install solar on apartment buildings.

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* 7. Incentives for multi-family housing to install solar on apartment buildings.

Install solar on every new house worth more than $250,000.

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* 8. Install solar on every new house worth more than $250,000.

All marijuana farms to be powered by solar.

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* 9. All marijuana farms to be powered by solar.

Change building codes to increase energy efficiency and solar readiness in all new residential and commercial construction.

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* 10. Change building codes to increase energy efficiency and solar readiness in all new residential and commercial construction.

Bring PACE (Property-Assessed Clean Energy) financing to Oregon - ties cost of solar installation to building's property tax.

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* 11. Bring PACE (Property-Assessed Clean Energy) financing to Oregon - ties cost of solar installation to building's property tax.

Mandate comparison of electric costs on basis of carbon.

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* 12. Mandate comparison of electric costs on basis of carbon.

Require all new commercial construction/buildings to produce x% of their electricity onsite.

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* 13. Require all new commercial construction/buildings to produce x% of their electricity onsite.

Ensure community solar gets going strong.

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* 14. Ensure community solar gets going strong.

Push for performance-based ratemaking.

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* 15. Push for performance-based ratemaking.

Greater access to solar investments for low-income and nonprofit groups in Oregon.

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* 16. Greater access to solar investments for low-income and nonprofit groups in Oregon.

Create a bond-based fund for community solar.

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* 17. Create a bond-based fund for community solar.

Create multi-gigawatt solar capacity goal with SRECs as a policy tool with a distributed generation and storage carveout.

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* 18. Create multi-gigawatt solar capacity goal with SRECs as a policy tool with a distributed generation and storage carveout.

Have the state issue revenue bonds backed by commercial customer power purchase argreements to finance 60% of the cost of commercial, industrial and ag projects (up to 5 MW). Include on-bill collection.

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* 19. Have the state issue revenue bonds backed by commercial customer power purchase argreements to finance 60% of the cost of commercial, industrial and ag projects (up to 5 MW). Include on-bill collection.

Decreasing the costs associated with research and manufacturing of solar installation and PV panels.

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* 20. Decreasing the costs associated with research and manufacturing of solar installation and PV panels.

Explore a Resource Value of Solar Tariff.

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* 21. Explore a Resource Value of Solar Tariff.

Stop unbundling RECs for residential solar projects (allow homeowners to register and sell their RECs).

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* 22. Stop unbundling RECs for residential solar projects (allow homeowners to register and sell their RECs).

Eliminate the PUCs control over pricing of solar.

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* 23. Eliminate the PUCs control over pricing of solar.

Eliminate the PUCs control over pricing of solar.

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* 24. Eliminate the PUCs control over pricing of solar.

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