CREA supports business and economic opportunities through renewable energy development in a competitive environment. We support use of free enterprise principles to create economically and environmentally responsible electric generation within the State of Oregon.

CREA Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, February 12, 2021

10:am - 1:00 pm

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Executive Board Agenda

Friday, February 12, 2021: 10am-1:00pm 

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  1. Call to Order - Chair, Les Perkins

                         -  Roll Call/Introductions


2.  Open Agenda – Chair, Les Perkins

                         - Time set aside for any issues not presented on the agenda


3.  Director’s Report - Executive Director, Mike McArthur


4.  Business Meeting - Chair Les Perkins/ Executive Director Mike McArthur

            - Reassign signatories to for financial services through MCEDD           

            - Consent Agenda

                         - Approval or Minutes: Jan 8, 2021

                         - Acceptance of Financials for January, 2021

                         - Fund Transfer 

                         - Tech Support

                         - Renewal of Exec Committee Officers for 2021


5.     HB 3180 - R100 legislative proposal -  Jake Stephens (NewSun Energy)             (10:30)


6.     Community Solar/PILoT - Angela Crowley-Kock (OSEIA)/Ryan Sheehy               (Fleet Development) 11:00


7.    Hydrogen Bills  - Martina Steinkusz/Chris Nelson (Renewable Hydrogen              Alliance: RHA) 11:30

                 HB 2535 - (temp prop tax exemption for hydrogen systems)

                 SB 333 - (renewable hydrogen econ benefits study)


8.    Discussion of Legislative Positions - Mike McArthur/AOC Staff

               - Bills under consideration, list sent separately


9.    Public Comment - Chair Perkins


10.  Adjourn

Oregon's RPS
8% Mandate


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Why Support
Community Renewables?


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Qualifying Facilities
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Community Renewable Energy Association
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Community Renewable Energy Association

c/o Mid-Columbia Economic Development District 

802 Chenowith Loop Road

The Dalles, Oregon  97058