Orcas Power and Light (OPALCO), an electric cooperative serving Washington’s San Juan Islands, provides a production-based incentive for residential and commercial members who generate energy from photovoltaics, wind, micro-hydroelectric and other small-scale renewable energy sources. The Member Owned Renewable Energy (MORE) Program is OPALCO’s new green power program is funded by voluntary member donations to provide a production credit to local renewable member generators.
Incentive payments will be paid per kilowatt hour (kWh) of production, with a rate based on the year in which the system is interconnected.
|Interconnection Year||Established Rater per kWh|
|July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2012||$0.20|
|July 1, 2012 - June 20, 2013||$0.17|
|July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014||$0.14|
|July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015||$0.11|