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 $2,318 $27,816
2 $3,031 $36,372
3 $3,744 $44,928
4 $4,457 $53,484
5 $5,170 $62,040
6 $5,883 $70,596
7 $6,190 $74,280
8 $6,887 $82,640
9 $7,583 $91,000
10 $8,280 $99,360
11 $8,977 $107,720
11+ $693  

*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.