(1) The State Department of Energy shall establish the clean energy deployment program
to provide grants and loans to support energy efficiency or clean energy projects
in this state. The department shall establish criteria for qualifications of the projects by rule.
(2)(a) The department may use funds from the Jobs, Energy and Schools Fund and the
Clean Energy Deployment Fund to provide loans and grants to school districts that
have projects to weatherize, upgrade and retrofit kindergarten through grade 12 public
schools in this state, in order to improve energy efficiency.
(b) A school district that finances a project through the clean energy deployment
program may not self-perform work constituting more than five percent of the total
cost of the project being financed.
(c) All school projects financed pursuant to paragraph (a) of this subsection through
the clean energy deployment program are deemed to be public works projects and are
subject to the prevailing wage requirements of ORS 279C.800 to 279C.870.
(3) The department may contract for the implementation of the clean energy deployment
program in all or parts of this state with a sustainable energy project manager as
defined in ORS 470.050.
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