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Massachusetts Farm Energy Program


We have developed a series of Farm Energy Best Management Practices (BMPs) that walk through considerations for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects on farms in the Northeast. These documents are organized by sector and based on the experiences of Massachusetts farmers as they make upgrades to farm infrastructure to save energy and money and set up renewable energy systems across the state.
Looking for examples of energy savings for your farm? Most practical investments? Questions to ask your vendor or installer? Start here!
Click to download farm energy best management practices guides for the following sectors:

 Dairy Farms




 Greenhouses & Nurseries


 Maple Sugaring



 Orchards & Vegetable Farms



 Renewable Energy