Solar Equipment Certification

January 07, 2001


Oregon requires solar equipment certification for the state's business and personal tax credits, property tax exemptions, to qualify for utility grant and loan programs, and in order to comply with building codes. Certification is done by the Oregon Office of Energy (OOE). Acceptable certification standards and organizations include Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC), Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), and the Oregon Office of Energy. Oregon's rules for solar energy equipment certification are based on the federal Solar Heating and Cooling Act of 1974.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: State
Category: Regulatory Policy
State: Oregon
Incentive Type: Equipment Certification
Web Site:
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Solar Water Heat
  • Solar Space Heat
  • Solar Thermal Process Heat
  • Solar Photovoltaics

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.