NEW HAMPSHIRE

RGGI is helping New Hampshire residents and businesses reduce climate change-causing emissions through energy efficiency measures. As of March 2018, New Hampshire received $129.7 million in cumulative RGGI proceeds.

HOW DOES NEW HAMPSHIRE USE ITS PROCEEDS?

From 2008-2015, New Hampshire invested  $100.7 million of RGGI auction proceeds to fund efficiency measures  and provide direct bill assistance to residents.

RECORD OF SUCCESS

The programs successfully helped to weatherize homes, upgrade municipalities’ equipment to highly efficient models, and financed residential energy efficiency projects. and hosted workshops to educate stakeholders on energy code. From 2012-2014 RGGI generated $67.3 million of economic value in New Hampshire.

 

 

SUPPORT FOR RGGI

Across the state, there is strong support for clean energy and RGGI. According to Yale Climate Opinion Maps, 75 percent of New Hampshire residents support regulating CO2 as a pollutant. Even more, a Sierra Club poll found 68 percent supporting New Hampshire’s participation in RGGI.