Solar Thermal Incentive Design Advisory Services

MCG provides research and advisory services to the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to assist in design and development of the state’s solar hot water (SHW) pilot program.

The MCG team conducted a detailed economic assessment of the feasibility of solar hot water systems as well as a survey of U.S. and international inspection requirements, equipment standards, and sizing and installation best practices.

Client: Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
Our clients


  • Alcan
  • Axel Johnson
  • Deutsche Bank Climate Change Advisors
  • E-ON
  • Hawaiian Electric Company
  • NEI
  • Sprague


  • European Climate Foundation
  • German Energy Agency (dena)
  • German Federal Chancellory
  • Global Adaptation Institute
  • Heinrich Boell Foundation
  • Inter-American Development Bank
  • International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL)
  • Rockefeller Brothers Foundation
  • Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)
  • The Energy Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • World Bank and Climate Investment FundsWorld Bank and Climate Investment Funds
  • World Future Council
  • World Wind Energy Association


  • California Energy Commission
  • City of Boston
  • City of Providence
  • City University of New York
  • Delaware’s District Department of the Environment
  • Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER)
  • Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)
  • New York State Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
  • Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board