2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 98 - Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Research and Development
Sec. 9006 - Program selection criteria

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 9006 (2016)
Section Name

§9006. Program selection criteria

Section Text

The Secretary shall, in fulfilling his responsibilities under this chapter, select program activities and set priorities which are consistent with the following criteria:

(1) realization of energy production costs for ocean thermal energy conversion systems that are competitive with costs from conventional energy production systems;

(2) encouragement of projects for which contributions to project costs are forthcoming from private, industrial, utility, or governmental entities for the purpose of sharing with the Federal Government the costs of purchasing and installing ocean thermal energy conversion systems;

(3) promotion of ocean thermal energy conversion facilities for coastal areas, islands, and isolated military institutions which are vulnerable to interruption in the fossil fuel supply;

(4) preference for and priority to persons and domestic firms whose base of operations is in the United States as will assure that the program under this chapter promotes the development of a United States domestic technology for ocean thermal energy conversion; and

(5) preference for proposals for pilot and demonstration projects in which the respondents certify their intent to become an integral part of the industrial infrastructure necessary to meet the goals of this chapter.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 96–310, §7, July 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 944.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Sec. 9006 - Program selection criteria
Contains section 9006
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
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Statutes at Large Reference 94 Stat. 944
Public Law References Public Law 96-310
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