Solar for All Eligibility

Qualification for Solar for All is based on the following criteria:

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  • Pay your own electric utility bill
  • Be located in a service territory that pays the System Benefits Charge (Long Island residents and those receiving electricity from a municipal utility are not eligible)
  • Have used a minimum of 2,000 kWh over your last twelve months of electric bills.
  • Meet income eligibility requirements (see below)
  • Submit a complete application

Income Eligibility

Income eligibility is based on your household monthly and annual income. The application will require documentation of your income eligibility. There are a few options for providing documentation. Refer to the table below to see if you qualify:

Number of People
Living in Household
Monthly Income
(maximum gross)
Annual Income
(maximum gross)
1 $2,391 $28,692
2 $3,127 $37,524
3 $3,863 $46,356
4 $4,598 $55,176
5 $5,334 $64,008
6 $6,070 $72,840
7 $6,343 $76,120
8 $7,063 $84,760
9 $7,783 $93,400
10 $8,503 $102,040

*The current income guidelines for Solar for All are set at 60% of the state median income.

Contact

For questions about Solar for All, please email us at solarforall@nyserda.ny.gov or call 1-877-NYSMART.