Check It Out: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)

October 16th, 2007 by

Don’t let the name fool you–this useful database includes information on state, local utility, and selected federal incentives that promote renewable energy. Established in 1995 (and originally named the Database of State Incentives for Renewable Energy), DSIRE is an ongoing project of the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC), funded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Power Technologies and managed by the North Carolina Solar Center. In addition to renewable energy incentives, DSIRE has recently expanded to include state and federal incentives for energy efficiency upgrades, purchases of energy efficient products or systems and construction of new energy efficient buildings. Even if you’re already familiar with DSIRE, be sure to check the site regularly, especially the “New/Updated Incentives” list to see what new opportunities are available, and to keep on top of changes to existing incentive programs.DSIRE logo

One Response to “Check It Out: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)”

  1. Linda Says:

    Thanks for the great and very informative information on the website, http://www.dsireusa.org. I was wanting my visitors to be able to find help from a nationwide source for renewable sources, such as solar and wind energy and this site does the job and is current!
    Thanks again,
    Linda/Nov. 2009
    http://www.makingenergy.info

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