Tier 1 - New Renewables
The Large-Scale Renewables portfolio is in a period of transition with updates to our website expected in early 2024. In the meantime, please check Open NY for the latest project information.
The Renewable Energy Standard (RES) is a mechanism enacted by the Clean Energy Standard to help New York State reach its ambitious clean energy goals and transition toward a low carbon energy system. The RES requires utilities and other load serving entities in the State to procure Tier 1 renewable energy certificates (RECs).
Tier 1 RECs are produced by generators using new renewable energy resources that entered commercial operation on or after January 1, 2015.