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Core Services

The UMass Clean Energy Extension does not engineer, build, or finance clean energy projects.  We offer impartial technical assistance to elucidate clean energy opportunities, navigate state and federal incentives, and support implementation decision making.

For proponents implementing clean energy projects, we can offer:

  • Evaluation of energy loads and costs
  • Feasibility assessment of clean energy options
  • Assistance in preparing technical scopes of work for procuring design/engineering/build services
  • Impartial assistance in understanding and evaluating bid proposals
  • Technical support through design/engineering/build process
  • Technical support during project commissioning
  • Technical support for project monitoring and evaluation

For businesses offering clean energy technology and services, we can offer:

  • Market information on technologies, state/federal policies, and trends
  • Impartial and confidential advice on business plans
  • Faculty/student support on research and entrepreneurial needs
  • Assistance in developing and hosting technology demonstrations or pilots