Renewable Energy Incentives

DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.

Connecticut
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Massachusetts
New Hampshire
New York
New Jersey
Rhode Island
Vermont

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State Energy Policy/Incentives for Stationary Fuel Cells
Mandatory Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) X X X X X X X
Net Metering X X X X X X X X
Public Benefits Fund X X X X X X X
Performance-Based Power Purchase X X X X
Utility Ownership/Investment X
State Grant Program X X X X X X
State Loan Program X X X X
Microgrid Reliability Program X X
Property Tax Incentive (Commercial) X X X
Sales Tax Incentive X X X
Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing X X X
One Stop Regulatory Approval X
Identified State “Point” Person
State Energy Policy/Incentives for Hydrogen Transportation
ME NH VT MA RI CT NY NJ
Zero Emmsiion Vehicle (ZEV) Program (FCEV/H2 Infrastructure) X X X X X
ZEV purchase Target for State Government Fleets (TBD)
Purchase Incentives/”Point -of-Purchase” Rebates X X
Fuel Incentives
Public/Private Infrastructure Partnership
Fuel Efficiency Standard (Private/State Fleets)
Refueling Infrastructure Incentives X 
REC Available for Renewable H2
Tax Incentives
HOV Lanes and Parking Incentives
One Stop Regulatory Approval
Identified State “Point” Person
NEESC Development Plan Goals
ME NH VT MA RI CT NY NJ
Stationary Fuel Cel (MW, low/high range)  54/73 45/61 15/20 234/312 37/49 131/175 543/724 254/339
Transportation FCEV (near-term number of vehicles) 80 21 80 1,818 142 445 2,808 5,455
Transportation Fuel Cell Electric Bus (near-term number of vehicles) 3 4 2 49 11 32 364 173
Refueling Stations (low/high range) 1/2 1/2 1/2 18/19 2/3 4/5 27/32 55/60

 

 

Key
Eligible
Eligible Renewable