Oregon Public Benefit Funds for Energy Efficiency
- Signed into law in July 1999, SB 1149 established a $60 million Public Purpose Charge (PPC) of which about 12 percent, about $7.5 million yearly, is earmarked for low-income weatherization. See electric utility restructuring legislation
- NW Natural Gas collects public purpose funds based on a percentage of revenues amounting to about $5 million yearly, at least $1.5 million is earmarked for low-income weatherization.
2010: $7.4 million
2009: $10 million
2007: $7 million
2006: $7.1 million
2004: $7.5 million