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)
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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Upcoming Events

  • July 22-23 SMART Straw Proposal Technical Sessions 

    Connolly Center, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
    July 22 and July 23, 2024 | 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    DOER will host in-person technical sessions to get stakeholder feedback on the SMART Straw Proposal
  • SMART Straw Proposal Virtual Technical Session 

    Monday, July 29, 2024
    9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    DOER will host a virtual technical session for stakeholders who are unable to attend the in-person sessions

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