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 from Lakes Region Community College, Plymouth Area Renewable Energy Initiative, Innovative Natural Resource Solutions and Wapack Sustainability 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. Our vendor-neutral, no-cost services are made possible with a grant from the USDA Rural Development- Rural Energy for America Program.

Contact us: Andy Duncan

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

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

  • Small Business as defined by U.S. SBA.
  • 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.

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Solar Energy Technical Assistance

Vendor-neutral solar PV assessments for rural NH small businesses, including electric bill and siting analysis.

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Wood Energy Technical Assistance

No-cost technical and development assistance for rural NH small business modern wood heat projects.

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Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance

Technical assistance to help NH small businesses reduce energy costs with energy efficiency.

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Clean Energy Financial Incentives

Renewable and energy efficiency rebates, credits, grants and other resources available to NH businesses.

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)

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. 

Commercial Renewable Energy Installer Directories

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

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