New Hampshire Rural Renewables:

Solar, wood and energy efficiency technical assistance for NH’s rural small businesses

NH Rural Renewables provides no-cost energy technical assistance to rural small businesses and agricultural producers throughout New Hampshire.  Our experts help evaluate the suitability of solar PV, modern wood heat and energy efficiency improvements for your business.  With the Covid-19 pandemic, we know small businesses are stressed.  Let us help your business thrive with reduced energy costs.

Check out our resources on this web site, and fill out the NH Rural Renewables Technical Assistance Application to get started.  One of our experts from Lakes Region Community College, Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions or Wapack Sustainability will contact you to follow up.  Our vendor-neutral, no-cost services are made possible with a grant from the USDA Rural Development Rural Energy for America Program.  Technical assistance services are available 2020-2022.

Contact us: Andy Duncan


Does your business qualify for NH Rural Renewables’ no-cost expert technical assistance?

“Small Business as defined by U.S. SBA. Qualifying as a “Small Business” by the

In a rural part of New Hampshire*.  Click here for USDA Rural Development address-based eligibility tool.

Existing business energy consumption.

Interested and able to implement sustainable energy projects.

*If you are an agricultural producer in an ineligible area, you may still qualify for NH Rural Renewables and other USDA RD services.

USDA’s Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

USDA Rural Development recognizes that energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies help rural businesses achieve economic sustainability. The Agency supports businesses making energy investments through REAP. Technical assistance programs such as NH Rural Renewables can help prepare businesses to access these federal funds. Businesses seeking information about REAP in New Hampshire can contact USDA Energy Coordinator Ken Yearman at (802) 828-6070 or by email.

Rural Energy for America Program – New Hampshire

USDA Rural Development Summary of Major Programs (PDF)




Clean Energy Financial Incentives

Renewable and energy efficiency rebates, credits, grants, loans and technical assistance available to NH businesses.


Wood Energy Technical Assistance

Technical and development assistance with your commercial wood heat project.


Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance

We can help your NH small business leverage energy efficiency technical and financial assistance from utility-based and clean energy programs.


Solar Energy Technical Assistance

No-cost, vendor-neutral solar PV assessments for rural NH small businesses, including electric bill and siting analysis.

Apply for expert technical assistance services in 2020. Complete your Technical Assistance Application today!

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Commercial Renewable Energy Installer Directories

These are comprehensive listings of commercial solar energy installers and commercial wood energy installers in New Hampshire.  Each directory includes contact information for commercial renewable energy installers working in New Hampshire, as well as information about number of NH installations, financing, types of services offered and regions served.  Click on the titles below to access the PDF directories: