Cleantech and Innovation

76West Clean Energy Competition

76West is an unparalleled $20 million competition designed to attract 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

Developing 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.

Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity Program

Offers funding and technical assistance for installation of anaerobic digester gas-to-electricity systems with a power generation capacity of 50 kW or greater. These systems are fueled by digester gas from manure or agricultural, food, or other wastes.

Charge NY

Accelerates the use of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on the road by making infrastructure such as charging stations more available, easier to use, and more economically viable in New York State.

Clean Energy Standard

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

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

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) 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 Program

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.

Manufacturing Corps (M-Corps) Pilot Program

A pilot program aimed at helping 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.

RetrofitNY

RetrofitNY is working to create new solutions to renovate multifamily buildings while achieving or approaching net-zero energy use and creating standardized and scalable processes that will improve residents’ comfort and buildings’ energy performance.

REV Campus Challenge

Recognizes and supports colleges and universities in New York State that implement clean energy projects and principles on campus, in the classroom, and in surrounding communities.

Smart Grid Program

Through two distinct funding opportunities, NYSERDA is supporting the modernization of New York State’s electric grid through innovative technology and distributed energy resources.