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Commonwealth Hydropower

The Commonwealth Hydropower Program seeks to increase the output of the Commonwealth’s hydropower assets by providing grants for ecologically-appropriate projects that can be implemented quickly and efficiently. Eligibility is generally limited to projects that can demonstrate a high likelihood of qualifying for the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard.

ReBuild Western Massachusetts

The program designed to provide over $8 million in financial assistance to help residents impacted by the storm rebuild using energy efficiency practices and renewable energy technologies. The Department of Energy Resources (DOER), in partnership with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), is providing incentives and grants, subsidizing construction loans for energy improvements, and providing …

Commonwealth Wind

Community Scale Wind Initiative Block 7 is Now Open for Applications. The Commonwealth Wind Community Scale Initiative provides grants through a competitive application process for the installation of Wind Projects by professional, licensed contractors at commercial, industrial, institutional, residential, and Public Entity facilities. The Applicant and project site must both be served by distribution utilities that …

Micro Wind Program Overview


The Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program – Micro Wind Initiative provides rebates for the installation of small wind projects with power capacities from 1 kW to 99 kW and located at residential, commercial, industrial, institutional, and public facilities. The project site must be located in the territory of either a Massachusetts investor-owned electric distribution utility or …

Commercial Solar Hot Water Program

The Commonwealth Solar Hot Water Commercial Program offers grants through a non-competitive application process for SHW pre-design studies and construction projects at multi-family (5 units or greater), community and commercial-scale buildings. At this time, MassCEC is pleased to begin accepting pre-design study grant and construction rebate applications. Pre-Design Study Grant applications may request up to …

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