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Upstate Solar Incentive Block Dashboard


Below you will find the incentive levels offered for the upstate New York region and MW block availability by sector. Hold your cursor over a column in any chart to get the details you need. You can find the following information on the dashboard:

  • Status of each block: open or closed 
  • Total number of MW allocated per block 
  • Assigned incentives 
  • Portion of the block still available for applications

Block status is updated as applications are submitted. Future blocks will be announced and added to the dashboard as the current blocks become allocated.

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Upstate Commercial Block 21

On November 15, 2022, NYSERDA announced that the next Upstate Commercial/Industrial Block (Block 21) would be released with 350 MWdc of capacity at a $0.05 per Watt incentive rate. Projects submitted to this block may be eligible for a Prevailing Wage Incentive Adder. For more information on Block 21 and the Prevailing Wage Incentive Adder, see NYSERDA’s email announcement. Block 21 will open after adjustments are made to the NYSERDA Portal.