Renewable Energy Resource Center

The RERC provides consumers with information on the economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy. We administer renewable energy incentives for the Clean Energy Development Fund and provide dealer listings.

Advanced Wood Heating Systems

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The Flat-rate Advanced Wood Heat incentive is available for efficient automated wood pellet and wood chip systems.

Incentives are available

Flat-Rate $3,000
Custom Not Available - Please contact Efficiency Vermont
Remaining Funds $153,440

Updated 7/6/2018

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You may be eligible for additional rebates through Efficiency Vermont  - $3,000 for residential wood pellet boilers and furnaces. For more information, please vist their website.

Wood Pellet or Chip Fired Evaporator

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Incentives are available for new, high-efficiency wood pellet- or chip-fired evaporators utilized as primary evaporators completely replacing oil or cord wood-fired units.

Incentives are available

Wood Pellet or Wood Chip Fired Evaporators $200/sq-ft of evaporator pan
Remaining Funds $74,000

Updated 6/4/2018

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Solar Hot Water

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Please visit the links to the right for more information about solar water heating.

Solar Photovoltaic

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Please visit the links to the right for more information about solar PV.

Further Information

  • Incentive calculations vary by technology and are summarized above. Please review our reservation applications for more details or contact us for more information on the High Performance Low Income Solar Electric incentive.
  • Funding is provided by the Clean Energy Development Fund. Current funds available for projects and number of reserved projects are summarized above. Any fluctuations in dollar values is due to project withdrawals. These amounts are updated weekly.
  • The Advanced Wood Heating incentives may be combined with the Efficiency Vermont Central Wood Pellet and Furnace Rebate (residential only), and the Solar Hot Water incentive may be combined with the Efficiency Vermont Solar Water Heater Rebate (residential and commercial). Please contact Efficiency Vermont for more information on these offers.
  • Renewable energy is a great investment to lowering energy bills and creating a clean environment! We look forward to helping you, so please let us know if you have any questions or comments.