- Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Overview
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a cooperative effort by several Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states. RGGI is the first mandatory, market-based effort to limit greenhouse gas emissions in the United States.
- New York Renewable Portfolio Standard
A Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a policy that seeks to increase the proportion of renewable electricity used by retail customers.
- Low-Income Forum on Energy (LIFE)
LIFE brings together organizations and individuals committed to addressing the challenges and opportunities facing low-income New Yorkers as they seek safe, affordable and reliable energy.
- Green Jobs - Green New York
A statewide program to promote energy efficiency and the installation of clean technologies to reduce energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- Systems Benefits Charge
Funds allocated towards energy-efficiency programs, research and development initiatives, low-income energy programs, and environmental disclosure activities.
NYSERDA is committed to partnering with businesses, industries, and residents to invest in innovative, environmentally friendly, energy-efficient technologies. This three-year strategic plan, Toward a Clean Energy Future: A Three-Year Strategic Outlook [PDF|11.2MB], presents an overview of and outlook for NYSERDA's programs and services that are helping put the State on a path toward greater energy self-sufficiency, improved energy efficiency, smart economic growth, and a cleaner environment.