Cleantech and Innovation

76West Round 3

Attracts entrepreneurs and resources from around the globe to build clean energy businesses and create jobs in the 11 counties that make up New York State's Southern Tier Region.

Advanced Buildings Program

Develops energy-efficient, building-related technology, including next-generation HVAC and smart building technologies, and business models for residential, multifamily, and commercial buildings.

Advanced Clean Energy (ACE) Exploratory Research Program

Supports transformative ideas that fall outside of other NYSERDA funding opportunities. The application process has two parts: NYSERDA must approve an applicant’s concept paper (Part 1) before an applicant can be invited to submit Part 2 of the application.

Agriculture Energy Audit Program

Offers assistance to eligible farms and on-farm producers to identify electric and natural gas energy efficiency measures for eligible farms and on-farm producers, including but not limited to orchards, dairies, greenhouses, vegetables, vineyards, grain dryers, and poultry or egg producers.

Clean Energy Standard

Aims to fight climate change, reduce harmful air pollution and ensure a diverse and reliable low carbon energy supply by requiring that 50 percent of New York's electricity come from renewable energy sources by 2030.

Clean Energy Workforce Development

Supports a broad range of renewable energy and energy efficiency education and training programs aimed at creating an experienced workforce to support New York State’s growing clean energy economy.

Clean Transportation Program

Supports the development, demonstration, and deployment of innovative transportation technologies and strategies that increase fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Combined Heat and Power Program

Promotes installation of clean, efficient, and commercially available combined heat and power (CHP) systems up to 3 MW with pre-approved vendors and a catalog of system options. Also supports the installation of custom engineered CHP systems from 1 MW to 3 MW.

Energy Storage in New York State

Engages individuals and organizations involved in building, installing, integrating, or researching energy storage technology.

Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Program

Guides early-stage companies through specific projects and issues, such as staffing for growth, budget management, resource planning, strategic partnering and board management. Entrepreneurs-in-Residence are seasoned executives that share experience, skills and acquired knowledge with early-stage companies.

Fuel Cell (Stationary) Program

Stationary fuel cells can be configured to supply power to critical building loads during a failure of the power grid, providing a valuable resiliency benefit to the host site. Certain stationary fuel cells can also recover the byproduct heat from the electricity production process and repurpose it for beneficial use onsite; operating in CHP mode.

Manufacturing Corps (M-Corps) Pilot Program

Helps startups overcome obstacles to manufacturing cleantech products in New York State.

New York Generation Attribute Tracking System (NYGATS)

Records information about electricity generated, imported, and consumed within New York State. It can also issue, track, and manage energy attribute certificates and renewable energy credits (RECs).

NY Truck Voucher Incentive Program

Accelerates the market acceptance of advanced vehicle technologies in the commercial truck and bus sectors.

Offshore Wind

Supports offshore wind (OSW) energy as a major source of affordable, renewable power for New York State, especially for the New York City metropolitan area and Long Island. NYSERDA is the lead agency coordinating the offshore wind opportunities in the State.

Smart Grid Program

Supports the modernization of New York State’s electric grid through innovative technology and distributed energy resources.