The Green Communities Act (MGL Chapter 25A) put in place several mechanisms to encourage the implementation of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, including streamlined procurement pathways for energy conservation measures and energy management services. Solicitations issued pursuant to 25A, as well as questions pertaining to these procurement processes, fall under the jurisdiction of the Department of Energy Resources (DOER). Any solicitations, executed agreements, and annual reports based on 25A must be filed with DOER. This strategy describes how to use 25A procurement pathways for energy projects. Read more.