Oregon Allows Open-Loop Geothermal

oregondoeThe Oregon Department of Energy has filed permanent rules for the state’s Residential Energy Tax Credit program. The rule amendments go into effect on Jan. 1, 2015. Among other things, the rules allow open-loop geothermal heat pump systems. The rules also modify the tax credit chart and consolidate eligible costs into one section for all devices. For more information about the rulemaking, visit the Oregon Department of Energy online here.