• Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS)

    The Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS) offers a new opportunity for Massachusetts businesses, institutions, and governments to receive an incentive for installing eligible alternative energy systems, such as Combined Heat and Power (CHP), through a certificate trading system similar to the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard.
  • Assessments and Audits: Energy Savings Start Here

    All businesses and institutions can benefit from the services and incentives offered by local utilities and by the U.S Department of Energy. Always start any efficiency project, including installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems, by learning what's available today and working closely with your utility.
  • Assessments from Northeast Clean Energy Application Center (NCEAC)

    All businesses and institutions can benefit from the services and incentives offered by local utilities and by the U.S Department of Energy. Always start any efficiency project, including installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems, by learning what's available today and working closely with your utility.
  • Business Energy Investment Federal Tax Credit (DSIRE)

    CHP systems that generate 50 MW or less are eligible for a 10 percent tax credit.
  • CHP Partnership, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    "Streamlining Project Development" outlines steps and provides tools to quickly analyze the qualification and feasibility of a CHP system. This will help determine if your project is suitable to proceed with an assessment from the Northeast Clean Energy Application Center.
  • Distributed Generation (DG) and Interconnection

    If you install behind-the-meter distributed energy resources, such as solar panels, CHP, storage, or wind turbines to provide electricity on your site, the Massachusetts Interconnection and Distributed Generation Website has resources to help you understand the process to connect to your electric company. Information at the website includes Standards for Interconnection (Tariffs), Monthly DG Workshops, Utility Interconnection Time Frame Performance, the quarterly MA Technical Standards Review Group, and utility circuit data to aid low cost, high value site selection.