Program Planning

  • 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.
  • Strategic Outlook
    This outlook for NYSERDA's programs and services is helping New York State move toward greater energy self-sufficiency, improved energy efficiency, smart economic growth, and a cleaner environment.
Last Updated: 08/26/2014