- An ambitious wind energy agenda, on land and offshore, is vital to meeting the Commonwealth's goals for a clean environment and a robust economy.
- From potential energy generated, to the amount of carbon dioxide offset, to health concerns, this Q&A addresses important questions about wind energy.
- The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's (MassCEC) Commonwealth Wind program offers incentives for commercial, community and micro wind projects that meet specified qualifications.
- If you install new technology or a system, such as solar panels, a wind turbine or CHP, to generate electricity on your site, there are resources to help you understand the process and connect to your energy provider.
- Choosing the right location for wind projects is a key factor to their success. Learn about potential sites through tools and resources, including the Massachusetts Geographic Information System Wind Viewer and findings from a study on wind energy potential on state-owned lands.
- Massachusetts is working to enable the development of wind energy projects from its abundant offshore winds.
- Use our updated wind bylaw for assistance in establishing standards for wind power development.
- Some communities are already benefitting from clean energy produced by wind turbines. Learn about wind projects in Massachusetts.
Welcome to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities’ homepage for the development of best practices for the siting of land-based wind energy facilities and our current investigation into this matter.