NSTAR (Electric) - Small Business Direct Install Program

October 08, 2015


The NSTAR Small Business Solutions Program offers incentives for business customers whose average monthly demand is 300 kW or less. The first step of the program is a free energy audit to identify potential energy saving opportunities. A list of companies that perform the free energy audits is listed on the program website. Eligible energy measures include upgrades to energy efficient lighting fixtures, electronic controls, HVAC and refrigeration, and mechanical systems. Interested customers should contact NSTAR for more information.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Massachusetts
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site: http://www.nstar.com/business/energy_efficiency/electric_programs/direct_install_program.asp
Administrator: NSTAR
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Lighting
  • Lighting Controls/Sensors
  • Boilers
  • Heat pumps
  • Air conditioners
  • Programmable Thermostats
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
  • Commercial Refrigeration Equipment
Incentive Amount: Up to 70% of the total project cost
Equipment Requirements: Businesses must have average monthly demand or 300 kW or less.


Name: Small Business Solutions Program
Address: One NSTAR Way
Westwood MA 02090
Phone: (781) 441-8592
Email: efficiency@nstar.com

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.