Federal and state opportunities, such as tax credits, grants, and incentives, can help businesses and institutions fund energy efficiency and renewable energy installations that could improve their operations and decrease their costs in the long term.

Federal Opportunities

Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) (DSIRE)

Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (DSIRE)

Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) (DSIRE)

U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants (DSIRE)

Tax Credits for Home Energy Improvements

State Opportunities

Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard

Energy Efficiency Programs Offered by Mass. Utilities

Mass. Incentives/Policies for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)

Net Metering

Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS)

RPS Solar Carve-Out


This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources.