Project Information:

Carnes Creek Solar

Carnes Creek Solar, LLC is a 2.5 megawatt AC ground-mounted solar project sited on 12-acres about 2.5 miles north of Brooks in Marion County. The project is in Portland General Electric’s territory and will be interconnected to the utility’s local distribution system.

Customers may only participate in a project that is located in their utility's service area.

Utility:

PGE

The project size affects how many customer subscriptions a project can have and how big each subscription size per customer can be. An average residential subscription size is around 4 kW.

Project Size:

2500

kW-AC

There are slight bill credit differences between Tier 1 and Tier 2 projects but the overall savings are usually similar. In Tier 2 projects, both bill credits and most subscription fees will escalate on an annual basis, while these stay flat for Tier 1 projects.

Project Tier:

1

Based on the bill credit rates listed for a residential subscription to this project, current administration fee levels, and 8,000 kWh of annual generation. For a more customized estimate of your bill impacts, contact the Project Manager or Subscription Manager of this project.

Estimated
Average Savings:

$45
Based on rates for a typical residential customer subscription (Standard Community Solar Rate)

All projects include administration fees, but some project managers may fold them in the subscription rate. Others are applied to customer bills separately. Low income subscribers are not subject to administration fees.

Administration fees included in subscription rate?

Yes

If a project is accepting participants, it has room to accept new residential and commercial customers and is currently enrolling new subscribers.

Accepting Participants:

No
Recruiting low-income?: Full

This project is not currently enrolling new participants. Please check back later or browse our other certified projects.

Community Solar Project Information

Project Name: Carnes Creek Solar
Project Address(es):
10825 Portland Rd NE,
Salem, OR 97305
Capacity (kW-AC): 2500
Utility Service Area: Portland General Electric
Special Project Designation: N/A
Estimated Operational Date: Q4 2022

The date at which the project is expected to begin generating electricity.

Project Manager Information

Reach out to the Subscription Manager to sign up for the project or for support with project-specific questions.

Project Manager (PM) Name: Conifer Community Energy 5
PM Address:
3519 NE 15th #325
Portland, OR 97212

Subscription Manager 

Some Project Managers may enlist the help of a Subscription Manager, a third party who manages subscription enrollment and management. Project Managers may also be Subscription Managers themselves. Your primary contact for questions or communications regarding your subscription will be with the Subscription Manager.

: Oregon Shines
Subscription Manager Phone Number: 503-207-2059

Subscription Manager Email: 

Enroll at: 

Subscription Options

Pricing Option Eligible Customers Participation Type Bill Credit Value Subscription Cost First-Year Savings*
Standard Community Solar Rate
Residential, Small Commercial
Subscription
$0.11234/kWh
$0.10672/kWh
$45
Low Income Community Solar Rate
Low Income
Subscription
$0.11234/kWh
$0.0898/kWh
$180

Additional terms are below. Note that additional non-recurring Project Manager-specific fees or penalties may apply. For a description and example of the penalties that may be included in a subscription contract, visit our Project Manager Fees & Penalties subscriber resource.

Low-income subscribers are not subject to administration or Project Manager fees. For more information about low-income customer subscriptions, and to see if you qualify, visit our Low-Income Subscriptions page.

Standard Community Solar Rate
•  Participants receive bill credits for subscribed generation, stable for the duration of the contract.
•  Subscription fee is stable and paid for the duration of the contract
•  Expected First-Year Savings*: A participant with a typical residential subscription size is expected to save roughly $45 in the first year
•  For every kilowatt of capacity subscribed, a participant is expected to receive bill credits from 1,950 kWh of generation per year. This value is an estimate and will depend on actual system production.
•  Subscription Size Limits: Not to exceed 100% of historical annual usage.
•  Contract Term: 20 years
Low Income Community Solar Rate
•  Participants receive bill credits for subscribed generation, stable for the duration of the contract.
•  Subscription fee is stable and paid for the duration of the contract
•  Expected First-Year Savings*: A participant with a typical residential subscription size is expected to save roughly $180 in the first year
•  For every kilowatt of capacity subscribed, a participant is expected to receive bill credits from 1,950 kWh of generation per year. This value is an estimate and will depend on actual system production.
•  Subscription Size Limits: Not to exceed subscriber’s average annual consumption of electricity.
•  Contract Term: 20 years

*Savings estimates are based on the bill credit rates listed, current administrative fee levels, and 8,000 kWh of annual generation. Dollar savings reflect an estimate of net customer bill savings from participation.

Administration Fees

Administration fees included in subscription rate?: Yes

All subscriptions are subject to administration fees based on subscription size. Current fee levels are listed on our Understanding Your Bill page. Low-income participants are exempt from administration fees.

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