To encourage on-site renewable energy production to reduce the adverse environmental and economic effects associated with fossil fuel energy production and use.
Incorporate on-site nonpolluting renewable energy generation, such as solar, wind, geothermal, small-scale or micro hydroelectric, and/or biomass, with production capacity of at least 5% of the project’s annual electrical and thermal energy cost (exclusive of existing buildings). Points are awarded as listed in Table 1.
Table 1. Points for on-site renewable energy generation
|Percentage of annual electrical and thermal energy cost||Points|
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