Massachusetts Solar Resources

General resources regarding state solar policies, solar incentives, and utilities.

  • Solar in Massachusetts: Many people have the misconception that solar (PV) systems do not work in Massachusetts, due to New England's diverse weather conditions. However, Massachusetts is an excellent location for solar systems. The Renewable Energy Division of MA describes the different types of solar energy and how they are used in Massachusetts. Find out what solar programs and incentives are currently available for your school or institution. READ MORE →
  • Renewable Energy Trust Fund: The renewable energy fund is supported by a non-bypassable surcharge of $0.0005 per kilowatt-hour (0.5 mill/kWh), imposed on customers of all investor-owned electric utilities and competitive municipal utilities in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center administers the Fund with oversight and planning assistance from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER). The Fund may provide grants, contracts, loans, equity investments, energy production credits, bill credits, and rebates to customers. The fund is authorized to support “Class I and II” renewables, which includes solar photovoltaics (PV) and solar thermal electric energy. READ MORE →

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