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Community Campaigns


Local governments can undertake community campaign to increase access to clean energy in the jurisdiction through group purchasing, locally-organized community education and outreach, and a limited time offer. Communities can receive credit for Community Solar, Clean Heating and Cooling, and Electric Vehicle Campaigns.

  • Fact Sheet [PDF]
    This fact sheet provides a brief description of Community Campaigns along with the benefits communities can expect to achieve.
  • Community Campaigns Scoping Document [DOCX]
    This scoping document must be completed and submitted to earn credit for this action. The purpose is to help local government officials, campaign teams, and NYSERDA clearly understand the individual jurisdiction’s goals and objectives, milestones, and deliverables, as well as the roles and responsibilities of project partners, to help ensure the success of the campaign.
  • Community Campaigns Certification Form [XLSX]
  • Campaign Types and NYSERDA Resources
    • Community Solar
      • NYSERDA’s Webpage about Community Solar explains how to sign up, why to choose community solar, and provides a map of providers.
    • Clean Heating and Cooling
      • NYSERDA’s Webpage about Heat Pumps explains the rebates available, has case studies, and explains how heat pumps work.
    • Electric Vehicles
      • NYSERDA’s Webpage about electric vehicles explains the rebates available for vehicles, how to charge your EV, and where to buy EVs.