DATABASE OF STATE INCENTIVES FOR RENEWABLES & EFFICIENCY
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.
INTERSTATE RENEWABLE ENERGY COUNCIL
IREC’s mission is to accelerate the use of renewable energy sources and technologies in and through state and local government and community activities. Formed in 1980, IREC supports market-oriented services targeted at education, coordination, procurement, the adoption and implementation of uniform guidelines and standards, and consumer protection. IREC’s members include state and local government agencies, national laboratories, solar and renewable organizations and companies, and individuals.
US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
EERE’s mission is to strengthen America’s energy security, environmental quality and economic vitality in public-private partnerships that enhance energy efficiency and productivity; bring clean, reliable and affordable energy technologies to the marketplace; and make a difference in the everyday lives of Americans by enhancing their energy choices and their quality of life.
NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY
NREL is DOE’s primary national laboratory for developing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and practices, advancing related science and engineering, and transferring knowledge and innovations to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.