Solicitations for Large-scale Renewables

NYSERDA's third annual request for proposals under the Clean Energy Standard, RESRFP19-1Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page., accelerates progress towards Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s nation leading goals called for under his Green New Deal, a clean energy and jobs agenda mandating that at least 70% of New York’s electricity come from renewable energy sources by 2030, and the State has 100% clean electricity by 2040.

NYSERDA seeks to purchase Tier 1 Renewable Energy Certificates associated with electricity generated from eligible facilities that enter commercial operation on or after January 1, 2015 and on or before November 30, 2021, unless extended to November 30, 2024.

RESRFP19-1 Bid Proposals

In response to RESRFP19-1, NYSERDA recently accepted Bid Proposals from qualified projects for evaluation. Interested parties may utilize the interactive map to view projects that have submitted a Bid Proposal. To view a project proposal:

  • Select an icon (sun or wind) to display a proposed project.
  • Select the hyperlinks under the “Link to Project Description" or "Link to Community Outreach Plan” display below the map to access an individual project’s summary and community outreach plan. Projects that have submitted multiple Bid Proposals will display a set of documents for each submitted Bid Proposal.
  • View Interactive Map - 2019

Questions or concerns with accessing project-specific data should be directed to

NYSERDA will continue to work actively with communities hosting proposed renewable projects to ensure they have the tools they need to make informed decisions regarding project development. For more information on renewable energy development and education, please contact and consult the Renewable Energy Standard solicitation FAQs [PDF].

RESRFP19-1 Proposers’ Webinar

NYSERDA hosted a webinar on this RFP for potential proposers on Thursday, May 2. View the slides from the webinar [PDF].

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