Program Residential & Small-Scale Solar Hot Water Program
Category Financial Incentive
Implementing sector State
Last Update
State Massachusetts
Administrator Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
Technologies Solar Water Heat, Solar Space Heat
Sectors Residential
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center directs customers to apply for various state and federal incentives for solar water heating. 
Alternative Energy Certificates (AECs)

This program offers a one-time payment to homeowners installing solar hot water. A two-collector system could receive approximately 100 AECs totaling $400-$1,000.

Municipal Light Plant (MLP)

If you live in a town served by a Municipal Light Plant (MLP) check your MLP’s website for incentives and rebates.

Mass State Tax Credits

15% of the system cost as a state tax credit, up to $1,000

Federal Tax Credits

Inflation Reduction Act: Federal tax credit up to 30% of system cost.

Financing Options

Mass Save® HEAT Loan: Up to $25,000 at 0% interest over terms of up to 7 years.

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