CFA Guidance

Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) Opportunities


PON 2951
Cleaner Greener Communities Phase II Implementation Grants - Round 2

NYSERDA seeks proposals to implement innovative community-based projects that reduce current greenhouse gas emissions and position New York State’s communities to prepare for a cleaner future while stimulating environmentally sustainable economic growth. Project categories include: Category 1: Streamlined PV and EVSE permitting, Category 2 – Planning Initiatives, and Category 3 – Sustainability Projects. Proposals are due by 4:00pm Eastern Time on June 16, 2014.

PON 2951 CFA Guidance Documents

General Information about the Cleaner Greener Communities Program

CGC Team

PON 1219
Existing Facilities Program

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) Existing Facilities Program offers incentives for a variety of energy projects including Pre-Qualified Measures and Performance-Based Incentives.

CFA Question Reference [PDF]

NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Projects [PDF]

Eric Mazzone
Ext. 3371
Andrew Tighe
Ext. 3515
James Hastings
CHP - Ext. 3492

Con Edison Territories:
Harris Schaer
Ext. 3021
Ariella Cohen
Ext. 3017
PON 1601
New Construction Program Financial Incentives

$90,981,268 is available through this PON to conduct technical assessments of energy efficiency improvements in building designs and to offset a portion of the incremental capital costs to purchase and install energy-efficient equipment in these buildings to reduce energy consumption. Additional incentives and services are offered for buildings that achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) or New York Collaborative for High Performance Schools (NY-CHPS) certification. Applications will be accepted beginning January 4, 2012 through December 31, 2015 or until funds are fully committed, whichever comes first.

NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Projects [PDF]

Program questions:
E. Stephen Finkle 
Ext. 3505

Contractual questions: 
Venice W. Forbes
Ext. 3507

PON 1746
FlexTech Program

The FlexTech Program Opportunity Notice (PON) 1746 was formerly known as the Technical Assistance Program PON 1197. The FlexTech Program seeks customers interested in receiving cost-shared analysis of energy efficiency technical evaluations, process improvement analysis, peak-load reduction studies, energy procurement analysis, and development of peak-load curtailment plans (PLCPs) of their existing facilities as well as combined heat & power (CHP) and renewable generation feasibility studies for implementation within existing facilities.

CFA Question Reference [PDF]

NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Projects [PDF]

Joanna Moore
Ext. 3220

PON 2456
Industrial and Process Efficiency Program

The Industrial and Process Efficiency Program Opportunity Notice (PON) 2456 offers performance-based incentives to manufacturers and data centers that implement cost-effective electric and natural gas efficiency and process improvements. This PON offers Process and Energy Efficiency incentives, as well as Operations and Maintenance Incentives.

NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Projects [PDF]

Stacey Sabo
Phone: Ext: 3037 or

Wendy MacPherson
Phone: Ext: 3553

For More CFA Information

For additional information about the CFA, visit the NYSERDA Consolidated Funding Application Information page.

CFA training workshops are now being offered throughout the State.