The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provides cash incentives for the installation by Eligible Installers of new grid-connected Solar Electric or Photovoltaic (PV) systems that are 25kW or less for residential, and 200 kW or less for commercial sites. Funding for the Solar Electric Incentive Program (“Program”) has been allocated by the New York State Renewable Portfolio Standard. Incentives will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis, and PV incentive applications will be accepted through December 31, 2015, or until funds are fully committed, whichever comes first. Total Incentives available are subject to revision.
For information on the incentives still available, see the Standard Offer Photovoltaic (PV) Program Funding Balance page.
NYSERDA now offers two low-interest rate financing options for Solar PV Systems existing residential buildings with four or fewer dwelling units.
Homeowners, building owners, and businesses interested in obtaining PV systems should start by reviewing the Consumer/Customer Information section below.
Existing Installer/Contractor Forms
How to Become an Installer/Contractor