Renewable and Alternative Energy Division

The Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources' Renewable and Alternative Energy Division provides information regarding the different kinds of renewable energy, funding programs and incentives, installation assistance, and more available in Massachusetts. Types of renewable energy available in Massachusetts include: wind, solar, biomass, and more.

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100 Cambridge St., 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02114


Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (APS)
APS Renewable Thermal Technologies
Clean Peak Energy Standard (CPS)
Municipal Light Plant Solar Rebate Program
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS)
Solar Carve-out (SREC) and Solar Carve-out II (SREC II)
Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART)

Who we serve

As part of DOER, the Renewable and Alternative Energy Division works with other DOER Divisions and related state and federal agencies to develop programs and initiatives that promote  access to and assist in the installation of renewable energy for residents, business, and institutions in the Commonwealth. 

Please join us in exploring this expanding area of energy and learn how you can take advantage of available programs and opportunities for renewable energy in Massachusetts. 

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Recent news & announcements

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $2.3 Million to Fund Solar Program for Municipal Light Plant Customers 

5/13/2019 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Program Will Increase Access to Solar Programs for All Residents

Press Release

Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.8 Million in Matching Funding for Renewable Heating Infrastructure 

2/11/2019 Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources

Projects to Increase Availability of Renewable Heating Fuels

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