U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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Renewable Technology & Distributed Generation

Renewable technologies and distributed generation can work together to shape a more efficient and cost effective energy system.  State, local and tribal governments can develop incentives to implement combined heat and power applications which will, over the long term, effect energy efficiency and improve renewable energy systems.  This page provides best practices, project resources, and other valuable tools to assist you in the development and implementation of successful renewable technology and distributed generation projects.  

You can find more information about specific types of technologies like biomass, hydropower, solar and wind on subsequent Solution Center pages.  Please explore the pages in this section for more information, and for further ideas on implementing renewable energy and distributed generation projects visit our Financial Products page.

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Best Practices

Renewable Technolgy

Distributed Energy


Project Resources

Renewable Technology

Distributed Energy


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