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Add State and Local Incentives to the 30% Federal Tax Credit
Learn about solar incentives and solar rebates. Find out what is available to you through federal, state and local programs, as well as local utilities.
State and Local Solar Panel Rebates
Combining the Federal tax credit with state incentives you qualify for may significantly reduce the cost of your solar PV system.

Read more good news about these programs and important tips on qualifying below.
Federal Solar Tax Credit
30% of the cost of your Solar Electric System and installation can be deducted from your federal tax bill.

Read more about this credit and what qualifies.





Solar Incentives by State… Click on your state to see what is available.    
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— You may be able to afford a larger solar PV system than you originally thought!
— You may be able to add the battery backup system you were planning to buy in a year or two



The Good News About Solar System Incentives, Qualifications and Tips
Some solar incentive programs pay you back over time, based on the energy you generate. Other solar incentives are one-time payments of rebates or credits. Incentive requirements and definitions may vary between states.

Incentive types can be specifically for residential, schools, business, or industrial; or inclusive of all of them. Solar incentives are mainly for grid tied systems and are sometimes available for off grid systems.

The incentives may be only for solar photovoltaic (electric), for electricity generated by wind, or for solar thermal (hot water generation). Other types of incentives may incorporate multiple solar technologies.

Programs with yearly or periodic application dates have credits or rebate rates that may be stepped down over time.

To qualify for incentives, your solar system may have to be installed by a licensed Photovoltaic System Installer, and/or connected to the grid by a licensed Electrician. This may be particularly true for Grid-Tie (Grid-Intertied) systems.
Plan ahead and act quickly. Many incentive programs are time sensitive. First-come-first-served programs, such as lotteries, can be spoken for in minutes after the opening of their application date.

Be careful including incentives in your PV system's budget due to requirements and possible deadlines to meet before qualifying.

Always consult a tax professional in regards to your eligibility for tax incentives.





Solar Incentive Glossary
Battery Backup Systems
Battery backup systems can store electricity from the grid or a fuel-powered generator to provide emergency power when the grid goes down. It can also store energy created PV system to power appliances and lights at night after the sun goes down.

Feed in Tariffs,
a Performance Based Incentive, or PBI

(Available for Grid Tied Systems.)
Feed-in Tariffs are typically long term contracts with your local utility for performance-based compensation.

The contracts are typically a 15-25 year purchase agreement at a guaranteed rate. The rate may decrease over time as specified in the agreement. Feed-in Tariffs may ultimately pay for your PV system or even exceed your initial investment depending on the specifics in the contract.

Originally started in Germany in 1990 and restructured in 2000 to include the right to interconnect to the utility grid. It was designed as an incentive to promote cost-effective renewable energy use and advancements in technologies. Due to its success, the current German policy is the cornerstone for the creation of many feed-in tariff programs around the globe.

Green Building Programs
(May be available for Off-grid and/or Grid-tied Systems.)
Green Building Programs are generally for new construction and remodeling, or just adding a solar electric system. The most common incentives are reductions or waivers of building permit fees. Some state or local organizations offer coupons that reduce construction and/or installation costs to homeowners. The home or business owner usually gives the coupon to their program-authorized installer/contractor. Once the system is installed the installer/contractor can be reimbursed for the amount of the coupon by the program's organization.

Grid-Tied PV Systems
Grid tied systems are inter-connected to send energy back to the grid when your solar electric system creates more than you're using; and you can receive energy from the grid when you're using more electricity than your system is generating at the moment. Learn more about grid-tied solar systems.

Loans
(May be available for Off-grid and/or Grid-tied Systems.)
State or local governments may offer low or zero interest loans for renewable energy projects. Terms are typically 10 years or less. If you are going to purchase or remodel a home that you are going to add a solar system to you may also want to see the Energy Star website for information on Energy Improvement Mortgages (EIMs).

Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing may be offered by states that have been authorized to participate in this program. The amount of the loan is determined by a special assessment of your property and is typically repaid over a period of years.

Check with your local banks and credit unions as they may offer renewable energy loans for less than the prime rate. Also consider that mortgage loans and home equity loans can offer several advantages: longer terms, lower interest rates than conventional bank loans, and tax-deductible interest.
Net Metering
(Available for Grid Tied Systems.)
As of January 2012, only four states do not have net metering policies ‐ South Dakota, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. These programs are for utility customers who generate their own electricity and feed excess energy back into the grid. Net-metered customers may use grid energy when their electrical demand exceeds their solar electric system's output. Solar electric credit rates are applied to the customer's total electric use and are shown on the utility bills.

The credit rates and rules vary from state to state. Unused solar electric system credits may expire in a specified time period or they may be carried over from year to year. The credits may only be applied to the utility bill or you may be allowed to get a refund check at the end of a designated period, usually the end of the year.

Off-Grid PV Systems
Off grid systems do not feed energy back to the grid. You may be completely independent from the grid or you may be receiving grid electricity to supplement your system (Grid-Assisted). Learn more about off-grid solar systems.

Solar PV System (Photovoltaics)
A solar PV system uses photovoltaic panels (or modules) to create electricity. This powers appliances, lights, and other electric equipment.

Solar Thermal System
A solar thermal system uses panels (or modules) to heat water. The hot water is typically used instead of a water heater for everyday water use, or in a radiant heating system to warm the air.

State and Local Tax Incentives
(May be available for Off-grid and/or Grid-tied Systems.)
  • Personal tax incentives include income tax credits (dollar-for-dollar reduction on what you owe) and income tax deductions (reduces your taxable income).
  • Property tax exemptions, exclusions and credit incentives generally exclude the added value of the system from your yearly property tax. Abatements may reduce a percentage of your yearly property tax over time.
  • State sales tax incentives can be an exemption from or a credit towards the applicable sales tax.
Utility Rate Discounts & Rebates
(Available for Grid Tied Systems.)
Some utilities and state or local programs may offer temporarily reduced rates on utility bills, or one time rebates on the installation of solar systems and purchases of energy efficient appliances and/or HVAC systems.


Updated: 09/24/2016
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New York Solar Incentives
Updated: 09/24/2016
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INCENTIVE NAME: Residential Solar Tax Credit
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Personal Tax Credit
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY03F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 25% for solar-electric (PV) and solar-thermal systems; for third-party owned systems this is in reference to the aggregate amount owed under the contract rather than the amount owed in any single year
Maximum Incentive - $5,000 for solar-energy systems
Eligible System Size - 25 kW maximum, except 50 kW for solar systems owned by condominium or cooperative housing associations
Equipment Requirements - Systems must be new and in compliance with all applicable performance and safety standards
Installation Requirements - Electricity generation systems must be grid connected and net metered.
Carryover Provisions - Excess credit may be carried forward five years
WEBSITE: http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/credits/solar_energy_system_equipment_credit.htm
LAST UPDATE: 04/20/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Renewable Portfolio Standard
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Renewables Portfolio Standard
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: RPS surcharge
CODE: NY03R
DETAILS:
Standard - 29% by 2015
Technology Minimum - Customer-Sited: Target of ~8.44% of the annual incremental requirement (0.5764% of state sales in 2015)*
Credit Trading/Tracking System - No (NYGATS currently under development)
BUDGET: $704.4 million (RPS program expenses through 12/31/2014)
WEBSITE: http://www3.dps.ny.gov/W/PSCWeb.nsf/All/1008ED2F934294AE85257687006F38BD?OpenDocument
LAST UPDATE: 01/26/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Local Option - Solar, Wind & Biomass Energy Systems Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Property Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY07F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 100% exemption for 15 years (unless local jurisdiction has opted out)
Eligible System Size - Farm-waste energy systems: maximum size of 400 kW
Other eligible property: no specific limits
WEBSITE: http://www.tax.ny.gov/research/property/assess/manuals/vol4/pt1/sec4_01/sec487.htm
LAST UPDATE: 04/30/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar Easements & Local Option Solar Rights Laws
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Solar/Wind Access Policy
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY01R
LAST UPDATE: 09/28/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Net Metering
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Net Metering
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY05R
DETAILS:
Applicable Utilities - Investor-owned utilities
System Capacity Limit - Solar: 25 kW for residential; 100 kW for farms; 2 MW for non-residential
Wind: 25 kW for residential; 500 kW for farm-based; 2 MW for non-residential
Micro-hydroelectric: 25 kW for residential; 2 MW for non-residential
Fuel Cells: 10 kW for residential; 1.5 MW for non-residential
Biogas: 1 MW (farm-based only)
Micro-CHP: 10 kW (residential only)
Aggregate Capacity Limit - 6% of utility's 2005 demand for solar, farm-based biogas, fuel cells, micro-hydroelectric, and residential micro-CHP
0.3% of utility's 2005 demand for wind
Net Excess Generation - Generally credited to customer's next bill at retail rate (except avoided-cost rate for micro-CHP and fuel cells); excess for residential PV and wind and farm-based biogas is reconciled annually at avoided-cost rate; excess for micro-hydro, non-residential wind and solar, and residential micro-CHP and fuel cells carries over indefinitely
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - Not addressed
Meter Aggregation - Allowed for non-residential and farm-based customers with solar, wind, farm-based biogas, and micro-hydroelectric systems.
Community net metering is allowed.
WEBSITE: http://www3.dps.ny.gov/W/PSCWeb.nsf/All/DCF68EFCA391AD6085257687006F396B?OpenDocument
LAST UPDATE: 10/28/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: System Benefits Charge
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Public Benefits Fund
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY07R
DETAILS:
Types - Energy efficiency, R&D (includes renewables), low-income assistance
Total Fund - $2.48 billion (1998-2016)
Charge - Annual collection targets for each utility established by the PSC
WEBSITE: http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/Energy-Data-and-Prices-Planning-and-Policy/Program-Planning/System-Benefits-Charge.aspx
LAST UPDATE: 09/28/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: NY-Sun PV Incentive Program (Residential, Low-Income, and Small Business)
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Rebate Program
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: RPS surcharge and RGGI funding.
CODE: NY10F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Incentive rates step down over time as MW goals are met. Incentive rates as of 4/24/2015 are:

Residential:
Long Island Region: $0.30/W
Con Edison Region: $0.70/W
Up State Region: $0.70/W
Low-to-Moderate income customers: Double the standard incentive amount

Non Residential (Small Business): Base incentive available for first 50 kW, each additional solar capacity receives Second Tier Incentive
Base Incentive
Long Island Region: $0.45/W
Con Edison Region: $0.90/W
Up State Region: $0.60/W

Second Tier Incentive:
Long Island Region: $0.43/W
Con Edison Region: $0.55/W
Up State Region: $0.40/W

Eligible System Size - Residential: Maximum incentive based on the lesser of 25 kW or 110% of demonstrated energy demand
Non Residential (Small Business) : Maximum incentive based on the lesser of 200 kW or 110% of demonstrated energy demand (Systems greater than 200kW will be eligible starting spring 2015)
Equipment Requirements - Systems and components must be new; modules and inverters must meet applicable UL and IEEE standards; monitoring equipment with accuracy of +/- 5% required; minimum five-year system warranty against breakdown or degradation of more than 10% from original rated output; two-year warranty on battery back-up systems.
Installation Requirements - System must be a grid-connected, end-use application; be installed by a pre-approved contractor; and comply with New York's Standard Interconnection Requirements and all federal, state and local codes.
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - NYSERDA holds the RECs
BUDGET: $762 M through 2023
WEBSITE: http://ny-sun.ny.gov/
UTILITIES: Central Hudson Gas & Elec Corp, Consolidated Edison Co-NY Inc, Long Island Power Authority, New York State Elec & Gas Corp, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Orange & Rockland Utils Inc, Rochester Gas & Electric Corp,
LAST UPDATE: 11/10/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Interconnection Standards
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Interconnection
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY02R
DETAILS:
Applicable Utilities - Investor-owned utilities
System Capacity Limit - 5 MW
Standard Agreement - Yes
Insurance Requirements - Not required
External Disconnect Switch - Not required for inverter-based systems up to 25 kW; required for all other systems
Net Metering Required - No
WEBSITE: http://www3.dps.ny.gov/W/PSCWeb.nsf/All/DCF68EFCA391AD6085257687006F396B?OpenDocument
UTILITIES: Central Hudson Gas & Elec Corp, Consolidated Edison Co-NY Inc, New York State Elec & Gas Corp, Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., Orange & Rockland Utils Inc, Rochester Gas & Electric Corp,
LAST UPDATE: 03/23/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: Solar Sales Tax Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Sales Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY24F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 100% exemption from state sales tax
WEBSITE: https://www.tax.ny.gov/pubs_and_bulls/publications/sales/st_pubs_and_bulls_by_number.htm
LAST UPDATE: 12/03/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Energy Conservation Improvements Property Tax Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Property Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY27F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 100% of the value added to the residence by the improvements
WEBSITE: http://www.tax.ny.gov/research/property/assess/manuals/vol4/pt1/sec4_01/sec487_a.htm
LAST UPDATE: 04/30/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: City of Riverhead - Energy Conservation Device Permitting Fees
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Green Building Incentive
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY42F
WEBSITE: http://www.townofriverheadny.gov/pView.aspx?id=2472&catid=118
LAST UPDATE: 02/04/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: PSEG Long Island - Renewable Electricity Goal
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Renewables Portfolio Standard
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY11R
DETAILS:
Standard - 30% by 2015
WEBSITE: http://www.lipower.org/company/powering/energyplan10.html
UTILITIES: Long Island Power Authority,
LAST UPDATE: 10/06/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: New York City - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Energy Standards for Public Buildings
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY12R
WEBSITE: http://www.nyc.gov/html/oec/html/green/green.shtml
LAST UPDATE: 09/26/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: New York City - Property Tax Abatement for Photovoltaic (PV) Equipment Expenditures
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Property Tax Incentive
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY52F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Installed from August 5, 2008 to December 31, 2010: 8.75% of system expenditures per year for 4 years (total of 35%);
Installed from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2012: 5% of system expenditures per year for 4 years (total of 20%);
Installed from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013: 2.5% of system expenditures per year for 4 years (total of 10%)
Installed from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016: 5% of the system expenditures per year for 4 years
Maximum Incentive - $62,500 annually or the amount of real property taxes owed during a year
Equipment Requirements - Systems must be located within a city with a population of at least 1 million (i.e., New York City)
WEBSITE: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/html/sustainability/solar_panels.shtml
LAST UPDATE: 04/30/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: PSEG Long Island - Net Metering
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Net Metering
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY14R
DETAILS:
Applicable Utilities - PSEG Long Island
System Capacity Limit - 2 MW for non-residential solar or wind; 500 kW for agricultural wind and 1 MW for agricultural biogas; 25 kW for residential solar or wind; 10 kW for residential micro-CHP and fuel cells
Aggregate Capacity Limit - 150 MW for solar, agricultural biogas, residential micro-CHP and fuel cells; 0.3% (15.3 MW) of utility's 2005 demand for wind
Net Excess Generation - Credited to customer's next bill at retail rate, except seasonal avoided for micro-CHP and fuel cells; excess generally reconciled annually at seasonal avoided-cost rate, except annual excess for micro-CHP and fuel cells carries forward indefinitely
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - Not addressed
Meter Aggregation - Allowed for non-residential and farm-based customers with solar, wind, and farm-based biogas systems
WEBSITE: https://www.psegliny.com/page.cfm/Efficiency/Renewables/Solar/NetMetering
UTILITIES: Long Island Power Authority,
LAST UPDATE: 10/07/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Local Option - Municipal Sustainable Energy Programs
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: PACE Financing
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY68F
DETAILS:
Terms - Loan amounts may not exceed 10% of the appraised real property value or cost of the qualified improvements; other terms locally determined
LAST UPDATE: 07/10/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Home Performance with ENERGY STAR
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Loan Program
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS)/Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
CODE: NY88F
DETAILS:
Loan Term - On-bill Financing: 3.49% APR; fixed loan terms of 5, 10, or 15 years (may be limited by useful life of measure)
Smart Energy Loan: 3.49% or 3.99% APR (based on repayment method); fixed loan terms of 5, 10, or 15 years (may be limited by useful life of measure)
WEBSITE: http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/Energy-Efficiency-and-Renewable-Programs/Residential/Energy-Efficiency-Programs/~/link.aspx?_id=84D3699DD2164B998E47BEE1B5F04B9C&_z=z
UTILITIES: Central Hudson Gas & Elec Corp, Consolidated Edison Co-NY Inc, Long Island Power Authority, New York State Elec & Gas Corp, Orange & Rockland Utils Inc, Rochester Gas & Electric Corp,
LAST UPDATE: 09/09/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: New York Power Authority - Energy Services Programs for Public Entities
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Rebate Program
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY91F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Not Specified; Initial project costs are repaid through resulting energy savings.
WEBSITE: http://www.nypa.gov/services/esprograms.htm
LAST UPDATE: 07/07/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: New York City - Residential Solar Sales Tax Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Sales Tax Incentive
SECTOR: Local
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY98F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - 100% local sales tax exemption
LAST UPDATE: 09/18/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Local Option - Solar Sales Tax Exemption
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Sales Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY100F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Upon local authorization, 100% exemption from local sales tax
LAST UPDATE: 04/14/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: PSEG Long Island - Solar Initiative Feed-in Tariff
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Performance-Based Incentive
SECTOR: Utility
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY107F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - $0.1688/kWh
Terms - 20 year contract; application fees of $1,500 (100 - 500 kW), $5,000 (greater than 500 - 2 MW)
Eligible System Size - 100 kW - 2 MW (AC)
Installation Requirements - All energy must be delivered to the utility (i.e., no on-site use); facilities must be connected to the LIPA grid at the distribution level (13.2 kV or below)
Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits - PSEG Long Island
WEBSITE: https://www.psegliny.com/page.cfm/FIT
UTILITIES: Long Island Power Authority,
LAST UPDATE: 09/16/2014

INCENTIVE NAME: Local Option - Real Property Tax Exemption for Green Buildings
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Property Tax Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
CODE: NY108F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Upon local adoption, 20% - 100% of real property taxes owed; varies by year and certification level
Equipment Requirements - Projects must meet the LEED, Green Globes, American National Standards Institute, or substantially equivalent green building certification standards; construction value must exceed $10,000
WEBSITE: http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/credits/green_building_credit.htm
LAST UPDATE: 04/30/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: NY Green Bank
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Other Incentive
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: Reallocation of unencumbered EEPS and Main Tier RPS funds
CODE: NY111F
BUDGET: $ 1 billion
WEBSITE: http://greenbank.ny.gov/
LAST UPDATE: 01/21/2016

INCENTIVE NAME: NY-Sun Loan Program
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Loan Program
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: Systems Benefit Charge, REGGI
CODE: NY112F
DETAILS:
Maximum Loan - Residential Customers: $13,000 - $25,000

Small Business and Not-for-Profit Organizations:
Participation Loans: up to $100,000 (at low interest rate)
On-Bill Recovery loans: $50,000 at 2.5%

Loan Term - Residential Loan term of 5, 10, of 15 years and must be within the expected useful life of the product
PV installations should be performed by a participating PON 2112 contractor.
Interest Rate - Residential: 3.49%
Small Business and Not-For-Profit: 2.5%
Interest rates are subject to change.
WEBSITE: http://ny-sun.ny.gov/Get-Solar/NY-Sun-Financing.aspx
UTILITIES: Central Hudson Gas & Elec Corp, Consolidated Edison Co-NY Inc, Long Island Power Authority, New York State Elec & Gas Corp, Orange & Rockland Utils Inc, Rochester Gas & Electric Corp,
LAST UPDATE: 10/12/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: NY-Sun Commerical/Industrial Incentive Program
CATEGORY: Financial Incentive
TYPE: Grant Program
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: RPS surchage, and RGGI funds
CODE: NY100F
DETAILS:
Incentive Amount - Incentives based on MW blocks (as of May 2015):
ConEdison Region: $0.179 /kWh
Rest of the State:
Monetary: $ 0.097/kWh
Volumetric: $ 0.114/ kWh
Additional incentive
Projects in strategic locations: Additional 20% (multiply base incentive by 1.20)
Projects integrating energy storage: Additional $50,000
Projects integrating energy efficiency: Additional $50,000

Maximum Incentive - 50% of the total installed system cost
Equipment Requirements - Systems must be new, grid connected, and must displace utility electricity usage.
Installation Requirements - Must be installed by NYSERDA approved contractor.
BUDGET: $450,525,000
WEBSITE: http://ny-sun.ny.gov/Get-Solar/Commercial-and-Industrial
LAST UPDATE: 12/09/2015

INCENTIVE NAME: Clean Energy Fund (CEF)
CATEGORY: Regulatory Policy
TYPE: Public Benefits Fund
SECTOR: State
TECHNOLOGY: Solar Photovoltaics,
SOURCE: System Benefit Charge (SBC)
CODE: NY22R
DETAILS:
Types - Instead of specific goal, CEF includes a broad non-fuel specific minimum 10 year goal (2016-2025)to acheive:
1. 88 million MW of Renewable Energy
2. 133 million tons of CO2e reductions,
3. $39 billion in customer bill savings,
4. Stimulate $29 billion in private investment

Total Fund - $5.322 billion (2016- 2025)
BUDGET: $5.322 billion (2016- 2025)
WEBSITE: http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/About/Clean-Energy-Fund
LAST UPDATE: 02/29/2016

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