To reduce the environmental and economic harms associated with fossil fuel energy by increasing self-supply of renewable energy.
Incorporate on-site nonpolluting renewable energy generation, such as solar, wind, geothermal, small-scale or micro-hydroelectric, 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 according to Table 1.
Table 1. points for renewable energy production
|Percentage of annual electrical and thermal energy cost||Points|
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