NYSERDA - Wind Incentive Program (New York)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place New York

Name NYSERDA - Wind Incentive Program
Incentive Type State Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Nonprofit, Schools, Local Government, State Government, Fed. Government, Agricultural, (Must be customer of investor-owned utility in NY)
Eligible Technologies Wind
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector State/Territory
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount Varies by solicitation

Equipment Requirements Systems must be new and comply with all applicable laws, regulations, codes, licensing, certification and permit requirements; must have at least a 5-year full warranty; inverters must be meet IEEE 929-2000 and UL 1741 standards

Expiration Date 2009-12-31

Installation Requirements Installation must comply with all federal, state and local codes; must use NYSERDA-approved installer; must be grid-connected for end-use application

Maximum Incentive Varies by solicitation

Program Budget $1.5 million

Program Administrator New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
Website http://www.powernaturally.com/Programs/Wind/incentives.asp
Date added to DSIRE 2003-07-03
Last DSIRE Review 2006-10-02

References DSIRE[1]


The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority's (NYSERDA) Wind Incentive Program is designed to encourage the development of a network of eligible installers who will install end-use wind turbines for all sectors. These include, but are not limited to, the residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, institutional, educational, not-for-profit and government sectors. Awards will be paid to eligible installers who meet NYSERDA's requirements for education, training, experience, insurance and other criteria. The installers, in turn, pass through incentives directly to the owners of the wind systems.

Note that incentives are only available for New York electric customers who pay the state's System Benefits Charge and receive electric service from one of the following utilities: Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison, New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation, Orange and Rockland Utilities, or Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Public Information - NYSERDA
Department New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Address 17 Columbia Circle

Place Albany, New York
Zip/Postal Code 12203-6399
Phone (866) 697-3732
Phone 2 (518) 862-1090

Email info@nyserda.org
Website http://www.nyserda.org

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"