Incentives for Energy Conservation
Each organization presented opportunities for companies to realize benefits from energy conservation.
Energy costs have never been higher.
Saving energy has never been more valuable.
Climate is now among highest priorities.
Being Green is Good for Business.
New Energy Developments:
The Green Communities Act
Global Warming Solutions Act
Green Jobs Act
Commonwealth Energy Resource Team
Energy Leaders Website
In the past five years alone, NSTAR's energy efficiency programs have helped customers save 6.5 million therms of natural gas and 800,000 megawatt-hours of electricity
Such programs are available to both electric and gas customers, and are designed to not only reduce energy bills, but also to help the environment.
National Grid offers technical assistance to customers, contractors, vendors, etc., to identify and evaluate energy efficiency opportunities.
It also provides incentives to customers to improve the efficiency of equipment and facilities.
Federal credits & incentives for production and investment:
Solar energy extended to 2016
Geothermal energy extended through 2010
Wind energy extended through 2009
Biomass energy extended through 2010
Marine energy created and valid through 2010
Combined heat & power systems extended to 2016
Alternative fuels extended through 2009
Accelerated depreciation for smart meters and smart grid systems
Removed excise tax for APUs