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Resources for Businesses and Institutions

General Resources

(See also Business Technical Assistance)

MassSAVE - Facility energy assessments, incentives for energy efficiency updates and purchases of high efficiency equipment

MA Clean Energy Center - Grants for clean heating & cooling projects, hydropower upgrades, organics-to-energy projects, and wind energy development; technical assistance regarding solar electricity projects

MA Department of Energy Resources - General information about state programs to improve energy efficiency and increase adoption of renewable energy technologies

Center for EcoTechnology - Technical assistance regarding recycling, composting, energy efficiency, waste reduction and toxics use reduction for businesses

US DOE Northeast CHP Technical Assistance Partnership - Technical assistance, market opportunities, education and outreach regarding combined heat and power, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies

Solar Industry Resources

SMART Program Information - Factsheets and information about Massachusetts solar PV regulations and agriculture from UMass Extension

Pollinator-Friendly Solar Certification - "Pollinator-friendly" certification for solar PV arrays, offered through UMass Clean Energy Extension

Food and Beverage Industry Resources

UMass Center for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy - "Green your Bottom Line" sustainable practices program for food and beverage businesses

Regional and National Associations

New England Clean Energy Council
International District Energy Association
Northeast Energy and Commerce Association
Environmental Business Council of New England
Biomass Energy Resource Center
Northeast Geothermal Professional Association
Solar Energy Business Association of New England