Proactive outreach and technical assistance is a core part of the Clean Energy Results Program. MassDEP has created "Clean Energy Support Teams" to work with DOER Green Communities staff to provide assistance to municipalities and project proponents. Find out more about the available technical assistance, successful case studies, and opportunities for grants and other funding.
MassDEP Clean Energy Support Teams
Massachusetts Clean Energy Support Teams are up and running and available to provide one-stop shopping to help parties navigate the environmental requirements of clean energy projects. These specialists can provide information on: permitting requirements, environmental regulations and standards, and technical assistance available. These contacts work very closely with the DOER Green Communities contacts (below) who sit in MassDEP's regional offices.
Northeast Region - Nancy Baker
Southeast Region - Jennifer Viveiros
Central Region - Andrea Briggs
Western Region - David Howland
Boston Office - James Doucett, Program Director
DOER Green Communities Program Contacts
The following DOER Green Communities Program contacts can provide you with education about the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy, guidance and technical assistance through the energy management process, as well as opportunities to fund energy improvements.
Northeast Region - Joanne Bissetta
Central Region - Kelly Brown
Western Region - Jim Barry
Southeast Region - Seth Pickering
Anaerobic Digestion & Organics Diversion Contacts
The following Clean Energy Results Program contacts will provide you with education, regulatory guidance, and technical assistance for your anaerobic digestion & organics diversion project.
Northeast Region - Carolyn Kanan
Central Region - David Boyer
Western Region - Paul Nietupski
Southeast Region - David Burns
The following MassDEP contact will provide you with education, regulatory guidance, and technical assistance for your renewable energy development project on federal and state regulated contaminated property. Assistance to clean energy developers is available to understand environmental liability under state and federal laws, regulatory requirements and available financial incentives . In addition, staff can assist project proponents with efforts to reduce energy costs on certain remedial systems through the use of energy efficiency measures and clean energy technologies (i.e. green remediation).
Thomas M. Potter, Chief, Clean Energy Development Coordinator
Closed Landfills Project Contacts
The following MassDEP contacts will provide you with education, regulatory guidance, and technical assistance for your renewable energy development project on closed landfill sites.
Northeast Region - Susan Ruch
Central Region - Jim McQuade
Western Region - Dan Hall
Southeast Region - Mark Dakers
Water Resources Contact
The following MassDEP contact will provide you assistance in understanding regulatory requirements for clean energy projects that impact wetlands and waterways.
Water Utilities Contacts
The following MassDEP contacts will provide you with education, regulatory guidance, and technical assistance for your renewable energy development project.
Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Public Water Supply Land
State Revolving Loan Fund Program