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Massachusetts

Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency

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Green Power Purchasing Commitment   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/10/2014
Program Overview:
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Green Power Purchasing
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Thermal Electric, Photovoltaics, Landfill Gas, Wind, Biomass, Hydroelectric, Geothermal Electric, Fuel Cells, Municipal Solid Waste, CHP/Cogeneration, Anaerobic Digestion, Small Hydroelectric, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Ocean Thermal, Renewable Fuels, Fuel Cells using Renewable Fuels, Other Distributed Generation Technologies
Applicable Sectors: State Government
Renewables % or Amount:15% by 2012; 30% by 2020
Web Site: http://www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-assistance/guidance-techn...
Authority 1:
Date Enacted:
Date Effective:
Executive Order 484 (2007)
4/18/2007
4/18/2007
Summary:

In April 2007, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed Executive Order 484, titled “Leading by Example: Clean Energy and Efficient Buildings.” This order establishes numerous energy targets and mandates for state government buildings under control of the executive office. The order directed state government agencies to procure 15% of annual electricity consumption from renewable sources by 2012 and 30% by 2020. This mandate may be achieved through procurement of renewable energy supply, purchase of renewable energy certificates (RECs), and/or through the production of on-site renewable power. Only renewable sources that qualify for the Massachusetts renewable portfolio standard (RPS) are eligible.


 
Contact:
  Natalie Andrews
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER)
100 Cambridge St., Suite 1020
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 626-7343
Phone 2: (617) 626-7300
Fax: (617) 727-0030
E-Mail: Natalie.Andrews@MassMail.State.MA.US
Web Site: http://www.mass.gov/eea/grants-and-tech-assistance/guidance-technical-assistance/leading-by-example/
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