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1 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Leading By Example and Accelerated Energy Program Joint Meeting March 12, 2013

2 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Agenda Introductions LBE/AEP Goals State and National Context LBE & AEP Updates Project Highlight: Wrentham/Hogan Project Discussion Break-Out Project Tour 2

3 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Massachusetts Clean Energy Goals 3 Leading by Example (EO 484) Accelerated Energy Program US DOE Better Buildings Challenge Governor Patricks Statewide Goals Energy Reduction20% by 2012 35% by 2020 2004 Baseline 25% overall20% by 2020 2009 Baseline 19.8 million MMBTU 2013-2015 Utility Efficiency GHG Reduction25% by 2012 40% by 2020 80% by 2050 2002 Baseline 25% overallN/A25% by 2020 80% by 2050 1990 Baseline Renewable Energy 15% by 2012 30% by 2050 N/A 250 MW Solar PV by 2017 2000 MW Wind by 2020

4 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Laws & Goals Drive Investments, Create Economic & Environmental Opportunity Leading by Example Executive Order 484 Green Communities Act (GCA) – All cost effective energy efficiency – Green Communities (110/45%) – Advanced building energy codes (122) Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) – Clean Energy and Climate Plan set GHG emission reduction goals at 25% below 1990 Baseline Levels by 2020; 80% reduction by 2050 Governor Patricks Renewable Energy Goals – Install 250 megawatts of solar capacity by 2017 – Install 2000 megawatts of wind capacity by 2020

5 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Green Communities Designation 110 cities and towns designated Green Communities More than $24 million invested to implement energy efficiency and renewable technologies Total reduction of 1,809,059 MMBTUs committed, equivalent to the annual energy consumption of approximately 13,600 Massachusetts households 5

6 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Executive Order No. 484 Sets state agency goals for GHG emission reductions Energy reductions Renewable energy Requires all new construction to meet Mass. LEED Plus Standard Includes executive agencies, community colleges, state universities, Trial Court Issued April 2007 by Governor Deval Patrick Highlights to Date Over $200 million worth of investments in large-scale energy efficiency projects $9.7 million in ARRA funding invested in real time energy meters at 25 million SF State agency reduction in use of heating oil by over 13 million gallons from 2006, a 60% decrease.

7 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 7 SOLAR - $14.4m DCAM, CEC, Authorities 9.5 MW installed Leveraged over $38 million HIGH PERFORMANCE BLDGS-$19.5m Deep Energy Retrofits Transformative Technology Oil Heat Efficiency Community Mobilization Western Mass. Rebuild Prog LEADING BY EXAMPLE - $16.2m Real-time energy management DCAM staff resources for energy projects Low-E Ceilings at DCR Ice Rinks Utility Incentives $54.9 million ARRA Grant

8 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth ARRA Overall Impacts 2,500 people put to work 10.5 MW Solar $200 million in additional funds leveraged Over 300 projects funded throughout the Commonwealth Millions of dollars in energy cost reductions

9 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Nation-Leading Energy Efficiency Goals 9 THREE-YEAR UTILITY PLAN GOALS 2010- 2012 2013- 2015* % Increase Total Program Investment (million $s)$1,627$2,24624% Total Benefits (million $s) $6,039$8,98049% Annual Electric Savings (GWh) 2,625 3,70641% Annual Gas Savings (million therms) 57 7226% Total Costs (TRC) (million $) $2,178 $2,77428% Net Benefits (TRC) (million $) $3,861 $6,20660% * Per DPU order 1/31/13

10 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Massachusetts Building Energy Codes Massachusetts base code tied to IECC – updated every 3 years First in nation stretch code adopted voluntarily by 122 communities, which requires energy performance 20% better than code 10

11 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Renewable Resources Wind Biomass Solar PV Patrick/Murray Administration Goals Solar: 250 MW installed by 2017 Wind: 2000 MW installed by 2020

12 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 1.Commonwealth Solar -SRECs & net metering providing huge boost to solar PV 2.Commonwealth solar thermal program 3.Biomass & Heat Pumps -MassCEC & DOER rolling out new incentives – Biomass incentives now live 4.Combined Heat & Power - Development of APS and utility incentives leading to significant growth Renewable Energy & On-Site Generation

13 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 13 Industry Report: Massachusetts Clean Energy Sector is Large, Diverse, and Growing Clean Energy Industry Provides Jobs Clean Energy Sector From July 2011 to July 2012, industry grew 11.2% 71,523 people employed at 4,995 clean energy firms 1.7% of total Massachusetts workforce

14 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Massachusetts Clean Energy Leadership 14 Governor Patrick awarded 2012 Green Governor of the Year Award

15 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth LBE and AEP Updates 15

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17 Program Goals & Objectives

18 Major Accomplishments AEP Press Release and Kick-Off Event AEP Certification Designation Innovative Utility Vendor Contracting Ramping Up Energy Efficiency Audits Agency Survey Results Commissioner Cornelison & Commissioner Sylvia announcing the AEP to the public on Jan 15 th, 2013.

19 Program Status (as of Q4 2012) We plan to retrofit In a total of We have With And AEP Sites Working days Sites In Progress Sites Complete* Sites Initiated. 700 204 32 172 *In order to achieve AEP Completion, small projects must complete construction, large comprehensive projects must enter construction, and new review projects must complete an energy audit.

20 Schedule Status We will have initiated or completed 204 Sites by the end of Q4 2012.

21 AEP Completed Sites AEP Complete: 32 Sites (Includes 12 sites that have completed construction and 20 sites in construction) AEP Complete: 32 Sites (Includes 12 sites that have completed construction and 20 sites in construction) In Q4 2012, DCAMM completed retro- commissioning of the HVAC system in the Taunton Career Center. The effort cost $27,000 and yielded $13,500 in annual energy savings.

22 AEP Initiated Sites AEP Initiated: 172 Sites RFP (estimated $24 million) to retrofit the Erich Lindemann and John W. McCormack buildings in Boston. An audit was completed on the Gardner District Court by a Utility Vendor.

23 AEP Sites by Certification Group Across the entire AEP portfolio, DCAMM and DOER will target a 25% reduction in energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and energy costs. Consistent with statewide goals, DCAMM and DOER will prioritize energy efficiency.

24 AEP Certification Large Sites (i.e. hospitals, colleges, prisons) Small Sites (i.e. police barracks, career centers) Occasional Use Sites (i.e. ice rinks, state parks) AEP Certified 1.Achieve a 25% reduction in at least 2 of the following categories: site energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, energy costs. 2.Energy consumption must be reduced by at least 10% 1.Achieve a 20% reduction in at least 2 of the following categories: site energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, energy costs. 2.Energy consumption must be reduced by at least 10% Meet the reduction threshold for small sites or implement at least three energy/water conservation measures. Large and Small SitesOccasional Use Sites AEP Certified Plus 1.Achieve a 50% reduction in at least 2 of the following categories: site energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, energy costs; 2.Energy consumption must be reduced by at least 20% 3.Establish energy and facility maintenance training program for staff; and 4.Develop plan for preventative maintenance to keep systems operating at optimum efficiency. Not eligible

25 AEP Certification Energy Use (MMBtu) Energy Cost GHG Emissions (metric tons) No. of ECMs Baseline856,298$1,645,1216,859 N/A Savings401,495$447,8621,782 N/A Reduction47%27%26% N/A AEP Certified N/A Energy Use (MMBtu) Energy Cost GHG Emissions (metric tons) No. of ECMs Baseline1,939$32,917136 N/A Savings1,174$16,48075 N/A Reduction61%50%55% N/A AEP Certified N/A Energy Use (MMBtu) Energy Cost GHG Emissions (metric tons) No. of ECMs Baseline2,027$50,250202 N/A Savings235$6,52819 8 Reduction12%13%10% N/A AEP CertifiedXXX Springfield Technical Community College Current Status: RFP Issued On schedule to achieve AEP Certification from a reduction of over 25% in energy use, energy cost, and GHG emissions. Taunton Career Center Current Status: In Construction Will achieve AEP Certification upon construction completion for reaching reduction of over 20% in all three categories. Salisbury Beach State Park Current Status: Audit Complete The energy audits of the site identified eight (8) ECMs that, upon implementation, will enable the site to achieve AEP Certification. Large Site Small Site Occasional Use Site

26 Innovative Utility Vendor Contracting DCAMM is signing direct contracts with utility vendors with the authority of the MA Green Communities Acts. These contracts will use pricing already negotiated by utility companies. In December 2012, RISE Engineering (a division of Thielsch Engineering, Inc.) became the first vendor to execute the new DCAMM Utility Vendor contract. In Q1 2013, DCAMM will be reaching out to ALL utility vendors to offer participation in program. Deputy Commissioner Sandra Duran congratulates Thielschs Vice-President Vin Graziano on becoming a DCAMM approved Utility vendor

27 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Mass Energy Insight (MEI) 27 MEI is a free, web-based tool provides consumption data and delivers customized, easy-to-use reports Tracks monthly account energy use for Massachusetts state agencies for electricity and natural gas through automatic downloads MEI is provided at no cost to state agencies by DOER as part of the Leading By Example program. Submit user names by March 15, 2013 to receive login information and access. Trainings will start this spring. Currently 13 agencies have requested user names

28 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 28 Real-time energy metering at 25 million square feet of state buildings 18 Colleges, Prisons, 4 Hospitals, Downtown Offices, 5 Courts Target larger buildings and complexes Provide building level information for all fuels Actionable on-line information for comparisons and immediate response Contract with EnerNOC until fall 2014 Enterprise Energy Management System

29 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 29 EEMS Example 1: UMass Lowell Tsongas Center

30 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 30 EEMS Example 2: Fitchburg State University

31 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth LBE Grant Programs 2012 Program - $2 million On-site clean power Awards made to: $600,000 to BRC wind turbine $ 75,514 to MCC for GSHP project $ 38,300 to QCC for solar thermal $387,000 to UMass Amherst CHP inlet cooling system $165,000 to DCR for comprehensive renewable analysis at Georges Island $700,000 remaining – Applications accepted through 3/18 Free bulb and water saving fixture program through utilities 31

32 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth LBE Grant Programs 2013 Programs 1.$1.2 million for solar thermal projects – funds from MassDEP GHG trust 2.$2 million for thermal technologies such as biomass/pellets, heat pumps, solar thermal 3.$1.5 million for parking lot solar PV arrays and other innovative PV technologies 4.Free water saving fixtures 32

33 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth 33 Biomass: highly efficient, variable systems with low air emissions – Using wood or other biomass such as grasses, in the form of cordwood, pellets or chips Solar Hot Water: collectors providing additional heat for space heating, domestic hot water, process heat or other low temperature heating needs Heat pumps: highly efficient systems of compressors/expanders and heat exchangers using the thermal energy of ambient air, water or underground to heat and cool buildings – Attention: account for electricity consumption by pumps and compressors Advanced biofuels: biomass derived liquid fuels delivering at least a 50% reduction in lifecycle GHG emissions Biogas: digester gas from Anaerobic Digestion or capped landfills used for heating purposes at the site of capture, or by mixing it in the natural gas pipelines. Renewable Thermal Technologies

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35 PROJECT HIGHLIGHT Hogan Regional Center & Wrentham Developmental Center Energy and Water Retrofit Construction Began: October 2011 Substantial Completion: February 2013 DCAMM, the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), J.C.Cannistraro and KlingStubbins have recently completed large-scale energy upgrades at the two facilities. Measures included power plant decentralization, solar PV installation, lighting upgrades, and HVAC improvements. The upgrades are on track to save nearly $2.5 million in energy costs annually. The 500kW solar PV installation at Wrentham will save over 6 million kWh of electricity annually.

36 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Discussion Break-Out 36 1.Specify a sustainability project you have been able to implement using your own internal resources and some of the key benefits to your facility 2.Discuss the top 2-3 key reasons you were able to successfully implement this project 3.Identify ways in which DCAMM, LBE or other state agencies could be helpful in ensuring that these types of projects can be implemented on a wider scale

37 Creating A Cleaner Energy Future For the Commonwealth Thank you and please join DCAMM and Cannistraro for a tour of Wrenthams upgraded power plant and 500 KW ground-mounted solar PV installation. 37


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