Maine Revised Statutes

§3602. Definitions

(CONTAINS TEXT WITH VARYING EFFECTIVE DATES)
(WHOLE SECTION TEXT EFFECTIVE UNTIL 12/31/15)
(WHOLE SECTION TEXT REPEALED 12/31/15 by T. 35-A, §3609; PL 2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (new))

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]

1. Community-based renewable energy project.   "Community-based renewable energy project" means a locally owned electricity generating facility that generates electricity from an eligible renewable resource.
[ 2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
2. Eligible renewable resource.   "Eligible renewable resource" means a renewable capacity resource as defined in section 3210, subsection 2, paragraph B-3.
[ 2009, c. 542, §8 (AMD) .]
3. Locally owned electricity generating facility.   "Locally owned electricity generating facility" means an electricity generating facility at least 51% of which is owned by one or more qualifying local owners.
[ 2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
4. Program participant.   "Program participant" means a community-based renewable energy project that is participating in the community-based renewable energy pilot program established in section 3603.
[ 2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
5. Qualifying local owner.   "Qualifying local owner" means a person or entity that is:
A. An individual who is a resident of the State; [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
B. A political subdivision of the State, including, but not limited to, a county, municipality, quasi-municipal corporation or district as defined in Title 30-A, section 2351, school administrative unit as defined in Title 20-A, section 1, public or private institution of higher education, regional council of governments or any other local or regional governmental organization, including, but not limited to, a board, commission or association; [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
C. A department, agency or instrumentality of the State; [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
D. A federally recognized Indian tribe located in the State; [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
E. A nonprofit corporation, organized under the laws of the State, including a unit owners association organized under Title 33, section 1603-101; or [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
F. A business corporation, organized under the laws of the State, at least 51% of which is owned by one or more residents of the State. [2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW).]
[ 2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2009, c. 329, Pt. A, §4 (NEW). 2009, c. 542, §8 (AMD).

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