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USDA Taking Applications for Rural and Farm Energy Funding

On January 20, USDA announced that it is taking applications for Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) funding. For FY2012, USDA has $25.4 million in budget authority for REAP, which will support at least $12.5 million in grant funding and approximately $48.5 million in loan guarantees. USDA is taking applications for all components of the …

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 …

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is now accepting Wind Resource Assessment Grant applications

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is now accepting Wind Resource Assessment Grant applications on a rolling basis for eligible Commercial Wind projects. These grants provide assistance for installing meteorological towers for commercial, non-public wind projects that meet all of the following requirements: Expected project capacity of greater than 2.0 MW, The potential to host …

U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. Department of Energy

New Funds For Renewable Energy Projects Now Available! U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 31, 2009 CONTACT: Treasury Public Affairs (202) 622-2960 Energy Public Affairs (202) 586-4940 Treasury, Energy Now Accepting Applications for Funding for Renewable Energy Projects. Direct Cash Payments Will Advance Economic Development, Expand Renewable Energy Use WASHINGTON …

New DPU Regulations Promote Adoption Of Renewable Energy In Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has adopted new rules designed to encourage Massachusetts’ consumers to invest in renewable resources such as solar and wind power. The new DPU rules govern the financial relationship between the commonwealth’s electric utility companies and customers who install renewable energy systems with net metering. The order establishes a …

Rhode Island Residents and businesses may qualify for state and federal tax credits as well as grants.

Rhode Island Homeowners and Businesses are often able to receive up to a 30% tax credit for installing renewable energy systems. Homeowners and businesses may also be eligible for payments in lieu of tax credits direct from the United States Treasury. For additional information and applications, visit The State of Rhode Island Office of Energy …

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