Commonwealth Wind

Commonwealth Wind (Business) - Program Background

Commonwealth Wind and its predecessor programs have been providing support to electric customers and the wind community since 2000 and have helped to establish the Commonwealth as a thought leader in the field of appropriate wind energy development. MassCEC’s programmatic approach to appropriate siting for wind projects combines rigorous project analysis with careful, open decision making that involves all stakeholders.

Commonwealth Wind supports small wind, community wind and commercial wind projects. These are defined as:

Commonwealth Wind (Business) - FAQ

How many megawatts (MW) of wind power are installed in New England?

As of July 2016, roughly 1,040 MW of wind power were operating in New England.

How many megawatts (MW) of wind power are installed in the US?

As of July 2016, over 74,000 MW of wind power were operating in the US.

How many Massachusetts towns have installed wind turbines?

As of September 2016, 34 MA towns installed large-scale (100kW and greater) wind turbines. There are numerous small scale turbines (<100kW) that are not included in this total.

Commonwealth Wind (Business) - Who's Eligible?

Eligible applicants include legally-registered corporations, limited liability companies, business organizations (for profit or not-for-profit) and public entities – including federal, state and local government. Private individuals are  eligible for funding only for small wind installations where the power is used on-site.

For detailed eligibility requirements for residential, commercial and community wind projects, see the Commonwealth Wind Program Manual

Commonwealth Wind Program - Program Background

Commonwealth Wind and its predecessor programs have been providing support to electric customers and the wind community since 2000 and have helped to establish the Commonwealth as a thought leader in the field of appropriate wind energy development. MassCEC’s programmatic approach to appropriate siting for wind projects combines rigorous project analysis with careful, open decision making that involves all stakeholders.

Commonwealth Wind supports small wind, community wind and commercial wind projects. These are defined as:

Commonwealth Wind Program - FAQ

How many megawatts (MW) of wind power are installed in New England?

As of October 2015, roughly 850 MW of wind power were operating in New England.

How many megawatts (MW) of wind power are installed in the US?

As of June 2015, 68,000 MW of wind power were operating in the US.

How many Massachusetts towns have installed wind turbines?

As of November 2015, 34 MA towns installed large-scale (100kW and greater) wind turbines. There are numerous small scale turbines (<100kW) that are not included in this total.

Commonwealth Wind Program - Who's Eligible?

Eligible applicants include legally-registered corporations, limited liability companies, business organizations (for profit or not-for-profit) and public entities – including federal, state and local government. Private individuals are  eligible for funding only for small wind installations where the power is used on-site.

For detailed eligibility requirements for residential, commercial and community wind projects, see the Commonwealth Wind Program Manual

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