Energy Efficiency and Renewable Programs

NYSERDA offers a wide range of programs to help residents and businesses across New York State become more energy efficient. Learn more about our Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs  [PDF]

  • Commercial Industrial
    Provides clean energy studies and efficiency services for new and existing facilities and manufacturing.
  • Residential
    NYSERDA's residential programs help homeowners and renters reduce their energy costs through incentives and low-interest loans.
  • Economic Recovery
    Information on the full range of federal and state energy-related economic recovery programs will be available at this site. NYSERDA provides this information as a service to help New Yorkers take advantage of the opportunities offered by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.
  • Multifamily Homes
    This program addresses the needs of the multifamily sector by working with developers, building owners and representatives to improve the energy efficiency, health, safety, and security of the residential buildings with five (5) or more residential units in a cost effective manner.
  • Renewables
    Using renewable sources of energy helps reduce emissions and dependence on fossil fuels. NYSERDA supports the use of renewable energy and the development of next-generation renewable energy technologies, including biomass, wind, solar electric (PV), solar thermal (hot water), and geothermal heating and cooling.
  • Green Jobs-Green NY
    A statewide program to promote energy efficiency and the installation of clean technologies to reduce energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The program will support sustainable community development and create opportunities for green jobs. This program is administered by NYSERDA.
  • Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE)
    EDGE offers local, convenient, community-based access to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) energy-efficiency and research and development (R&D) programs.
  • Renewable Portfolio Standard
    A Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) is a policy that seeks to increase the proportion of renewable electricity used by retail customers. New York has adopted an aggressive goal of obtaining 30 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2015 – referred to as 30 x15.
  • Transportation 
    NYSERDA provides financial assistance and technical information to encourage fleets to purchase alternative-fuel vehicles (AFVs) and install fueling facilities or charging stations.
Last Updated: 09/16/2014