Homeowners who want to invest in the energy efficiency of their homes, including renewable energy systems, can access a variety of resources to help defray their upfront costs and improve their return on investment. The place to start is with Mass Save's incentives and services. There are also tax credits, loans, and mortgages to investigate.

Federal and State Financing Opportunities

Commonwealth Solar Incentive Program

Commonwealth Wind Incentive Program

Energy-Efficient Mortgages and Financing (U.S. Department of Energy)

Massachusetts Residential Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)

Net Metering

RPS Solar Carve-Out

Loan Programs

Energy & Fuel Conservation Loan (UMass Five Colleges Federal Credit Union)

HEAT Loan Program (Mass Save)


This information is provided by the Department of Energy Resources.