State Issues

NECEC works in the six New England states and New York to advance clean energy policies and programs that create business opportunities for NECEC members and the industry at large. With state coordinators or partner organizations in Connecticut, New Hampshire (NHSEA and NHCTC), Maine (E2Tech), Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont (REV), NECEC is actively developing and influencing energy policy that helps clean energy businesses grow.

Through the Government Relations Committee, the Policy Committee and an array of policy working groups NECEC focuses on the following clean energy policy issues likely to affect business and growth opportunities for our members: 

  • Clean Energy Financing (PACE/Green Banks)
  • Distributed Generation
  • Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage
  • Energy Efficiency Standards and Delivery Models
  • Grid Modernization/21st Century Electricity System/Utility of the Future
  • Interconnection Policy
  • Long Term Contracting
  • Net Metering
  • Renewable Portfolio Standards Class Issues
  • Solar Licensing
  • Regional Procurement
  • Transmission

Each spring, NECEC hosts Clean Energy Days in the region's state capitols in which NECEC arranges meetings and briefings between NECEC member executives and state lawmakers and administration officials. If your company is interested in exhibiting at one of NECEC's Clean Energy Days, contact NECEC Policy Analyst Jamie Dickerson.

Public comments, testimony and reports issued by the NECEC team are posted in our Newsroom. For updates on the latest clean energy policy, finance and innovation issues in the Northeast visit our Blog.