Partners and Investors

Clean Energy Certifications and Accreditation Program

Supports energy efficiency and renewable energy training program accreditation, solar electric company accreditation, and solar electric and solar thermal installer certifications.

Clean Power Technology Innovation

Supports the development and commercialization of cleantech power generation. The program emphasizes advances in renewable generation such as wind, solar, hydro, waste heat recovery as well as fuel cell and enabling technologies that improve power delivery reliability such as energy storage technologies.

Commercial/Industrial HVAC Business Partners 

Provides distributors, contractors and vendors of energy-efficient HVAC products and services with information, tools and expertise that enable them to profit from business models that deliver effective energy-saving solutions to their commercial and industrial customers.

Commercial/Industrial Lighting Business Partners

Provides distributors, contractors and vendors of energy-efficient lighting products and services with information, tools and expertise that enable them to profit from business models that deliver effective energy-saving solutions to their commercial and industrial customers.

Commercial/Industrial Motor Systems Business Partners 

Provides distributors, contractors and vendors of energy-efficient motors systems and services with information, tools and expertise that enable them to profit from business models that deliver effective energy-saving solutions to their commercial and industrial customers.

Emerging Technologies and Accelerated Commercialization Program (ETAC)

Speeds the adoption of underused technologies by testing them in real-world situations. The program provides financial support and encourages productive collaboration between industry leaders such as building owners, architects, ENERGY STAR® builders, contractors, and technology developers.  Programs are available in the Residential Sector, Commercial and Institutional Sector, and Multifamily sector.

Emerging Technologies and Accelerated Commercialization (ETAC) - Commercial/Institutional Sectors

Speeds the adoption of underused technologies by testing them in real-world commercial or industrial situations. The program provides financial support and encourages productive collaboration between stakeholders including consumers, building owners, architects, ENERGY STAR® builders, research organizations, and technology developers.

Emerging Technologies and Accelerated Commercialization (ETAC) - Multifamily Sector

Speeds the adoption of underused technologies by testing them in real-world multifamily-building situations. The program provides financial support and encourages productive collaboration between stakeholders including consumers, building owners, architects, ENERGY STAR® builders, research organizations, and technology developers.

Emerging Technologies and Accelerated Commercialization (ETAC) - Residential Sector

Speeds the adoption of underused technologies by testing them in real-world residential situations. The program provides financial support and encourages productive collaboration between stakeholders including consumers, building owners, architects, ENERGY STAR® builders, research organizations, and technology developers.

EmPower New York

Offers no-cost energy efficiency services such as insulation, air sealing, energy efficient light bulbs, and replacement of an inefficient refrigerator and freezer to low-income (such as HEAP-eligible) homeowners and renters.

Energy Codes Training and Support Initiative

Provides free and low-cost training and support services to municipal code officials, design professionals, energy professionals and members of the construction trades, all designed to improve compliance with and enforcement of the Energy Code.

FlexTech 

Offers a wide range of flexible, cost-shared technical services to help businesses operating in New York State make intelligent energy decisions. A dedicated team of engineers, technology experts, and energy consultants works with customers to create a customized assessment that identifies specific opportunities for reducing energy consumption and costs.

Home Performance with ENERGY STAR®

Offers homeowners in New York State a comprehensive, whole-house approach to improving energy efficiency and home comfort while saving money.

Low-rise Residential New Construction: New York ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes

Supports the construction of energy-efficient New York ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes, offering savings and greater value to homebuyers. Support is offered to participating builders who construct single-family homes that meet the New York ENERGY STAR Certified Homes standard. Income-qualified homebuyers may be eligible for additional support.

Multifamily Performance Partners

Recognizes quality businesses that provide energy efficiency services to multifamily buildings. Businesses must be recognized by NYSERDA to serve customers in the Multifamily Performance Program.

New York Products Program - Manufacturer Partners

Seeks manufacturing partners that sell residential ENERGY STAR® certified and other program qualified energy-efficient products in New York State to assist in educating consumers on energy efficiency and growing awareness and sales of these products

New York Products Program - Retail Partners

Seeks retail partners that sell residential ENERGY STAR® certified and other program qualified energy-efficient products in New York State to assist in educating consumers on energy efficiency and growing awareness and sales of these products.

NY Green Bank

NY Green Bank is a state-sponsored, specialized financial entity working in partnership with the private sector to increase investments into New York’s clean energy markets, creating a more efficient, reliable and sustainable energy system.

NY-Sun (Solar Electric)

Multifaceted approach aims to lower energy costs for all New Yorkers by increasing solar power capacity and the efficiency and reliability of the electric grid. Public-private partnerships help make installing solar technology more affordable for all New Yorkers while scaling up New York’s solar industry. In addition to the Solar Electric Program, NY-Sun also includes training for installers and public officials, standardized permitting, customer aggregation, and consumer education.

Portable Emergency Generator Program

Offers support to help retail gas stations in designated strategic locations that want to improve their back-up power capacity so they can remain open during major storms. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Fuel NY initiative strives to ensure that that New Yorkers including first responders and emergency personnel have access to gasoline before and after a severe storm or other major weather event.

Renewable Heat NY Biomass Boiler Program

Supports qualified boiler installers/contractors to install approved pellet boilers and advanced cordwood boilers with thermal storage for eligible residential and commercial customers.

Solar Thermal (Hot Water) Program

Provides support for solar thermal technology, which harnesses the power of the sun to provide solar thermal energy for preheating domestic hot water.

76West Clean Energy Competition

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.

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.

Contractor Delivery Channel - Become a Contractor

Find out if your company can qualify and benefit from delivering NYSERDA programs. NYSERDA works with various partners and contractors to offer solutions that can help reduce energy usage and costs for residents, businesses, institutions, and municipal and nonprofit organizations in New York State. Participation requirements vary by program.

Energy Codes: Training, Support Services and Stretch Codes

NYSERDA provides training and support services to code enforcement officials, design professionals, energy professionals and the construction trades to improve compliance with and enforcement of the Energy Code. In addition, NYSERDA supports energy code advancement by encouraging the voluntary local adoption of a more stringent “stretch” energy code.

Flexible Technical Assistance Program

Offers cost-shared technical services to help businesses operating in New York State make smart energy decisions. A dedicated team of engineers, technology experts, and energy consultants works with customers to create a customized assessment that identifies specific opportunities for reducing energy consumption and costs.

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.

Low-rise Residential New Construction: ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes

Supports the construction of energy-efficient New York ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes, offering savings and greater value to homebuyers. Support is offered to participating builders who construct single-family homes that meet the New York ENERGY STAR Certified Homes standard. Income-qualified homebuyers may be eligible for additional support.

Low-Rise Residential New Construction: Multifamily

Supports the construction of energy-efficient dwelling units of any size, style or price range that can be designed and constructed to the standards required of a New York ENERGY STAR® Certified Home, including rental units, townhomes, or condominiums. Support is offered to participating builders who construct single-family homes or multi-unit residential projects that meet the New York ENERGY STAR Certified Homes standard. Income-qualified homebuyers may be eligible for additional support.

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 Green Bank

NY Green Bank is a state-sponsored, specialized financial entity working in partnership with the private sector to increase investments into New York’s clean energy markets, creating a more efficient, reliable and sustainable energy system.

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.

REV Connect

Brings companies and New York’s electric utilities together to accelerate innovation, adopt new business models and technologies, and advance New York State’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) goals.