Final Report: Evaluation of the Energy Trust of Oregon Biopower Project Solicitation
Date PublishedOctober 17, 2006
This report presents the results of a process evaluation of the Energy Trust of Oregon's solicitation of projects for its Biopower program. The report found the main recommendations for Energy Trust going forward are:
• Place greater emphasis on the treatment of Green Tags early in the solicitation process to avoid confusion.
• Clarify the definition of above market costs and how they are calculated
• Continue to coordinate required project time frames with Energy Trust funding cycles, available tax credits, and the planning needs of potential bidders .