NYSERDA Commercial Industrial rebate Programs

Fri, May 15, 2009

Energy Types, Extract

NY State offers a multitude of incentive programs for small businesses that pursue energy efficient technologies. Details related to these programs can be found at The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) website. We’ve summarized several of the programs that are relevant to small businesses.

Part 1: New Construction Program

Objective: Permanently affect energy efficiency performance of commercial and industrial building construction.

Eligibility: New construction and substantial renovation project

Qualifying criteria:

  • Electric service customer (Consolidated Edison, Central Hudson, National Grid formerly Niagara Mohawk, New York State Electric & Gas, Orange and Rockland Utilities, or Rochester Gas and Electric)
  • Paying New York State System Benefits Charge (SBC)

Incentive Types:

  • Technical assistance incentives: First $10,000 of cost of technical assistance and 50% of the balance cost up to a maximum of $100,000
  • Capital cost incentives: Up to 75% of incremental cost to purchase and install more energy efficient equipment
  • Design incentives: Available to projects that exceed performance requirements of Energy Conservation Construction Coded of NY by minimum 3%
  • Building commissioning incentives: Provides incentives for assessment of building system performance.
  • The Green Building incentive: Incentives for LEED certified projects of $7,500 for facilities under 50,000 SQFT area and $15,000 for buildings above 50,000 SQFT area
  • Advanced solar & daylighting incentive

Important links

1. Viridian Energy & Environmental, LLC (Regions A, B, C)

50 Washington Street, Norwalk, CT

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