Solicitations for Large-scale Renewables

Upcoming RES Solicitation

The 2020 Renewable Energy Standard solicitation (RESRFP20-1) is currently planned for issuance in April 2020. NYSERDA will procure approximately 1.6 million Tier 1 eligible Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) in accordance with the recent Public Service Commission Order Modifying Tier 1 REC Procurements [PDF] issued and effective January 16, 2020.

NYSERDA will host a pre-solicitation informational webinar on Friday, April 3 at 11 a.m. Please sign-up below to register in advance and join the webinar, and access other relevant documents to the upcoming solicitation:

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Recent Solicitations

Information on the most recent RES solicitations is available here:

Aggregate RES and Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) information is available on the CES Resources webpage and the Large-Scale Renewables Open NY databaseLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page..

Project Siting Resources

These resources can help inform proposers’ decisions regarding project siting.

Operational Flexibility Resources

The following NYISO studies and stakeholder proceedings are encouraged for use to inform Bid Facilities’ Operational Flexibility and Peak Coincidence evaluations under future solicitations, subject to other applicability studies, associated updates, and future changes:

Energy Storage Resources

NYSERDA encourages proposers to use these resources to inform decisions regarding projects with energy storage.