New York Solar Incentives

New York Solar Incentives, Tax Credits, and Rebates

There are several incentives in New York that make investing in solar and renewable energy cost-effective.

New York Incentive Database

Name State Category Type
Long Island Power Authority - PV Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Residential Solar Tax Credit NY Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Renewable Portfolio Standard NY Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
Green Building Tax Credit Program (Corporate) NY Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Local Option - Solar, Wind & Biomass Energy Systems Exemption NY Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
NYSERDA - Renewables R&D Grant Program NY Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
New York Solar Easements & Solar Rights Laws NY Regulatory Policy Solar/Wind Access Policy
Suffolk County - Green Power Purchasing Policy NY Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Net Metering NY Regulatory Policy Net Metering
Residential Loan Fund NY Financial Incentive Loan Program
NYSERDA - CHP and Renewable Generation Technical Assistance NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Environmental Disclosure Program NY Regulatory Policy Generation Disclosure
NYSERDA - New Construction Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NY-Sun PV Incentive Program (Residential, Low-Income, and Small Business) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
School Power Naturally NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - Wind Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA - Small Commercial Lighting Incentives Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA - Assisted Home Performance with ENERGY STAR NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Weatherization Network Initiative NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - ENERGY STAR Home Builders NY Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
NYSERDA - Energy Star Financing Program NY Financial Incentive Loan Program
NYSERDA - Homeowner Financing Incentive NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Renewable Energy Technology Options Program NY Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
New York Appliance and Equipment Energy Efficiency Standards NY Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Energy Conservation Improvements Property Tax Exemption NY Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
PV Grants for Municipal Buildings NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Building Energy Code NY Regulatory Policy Building Energy Code
PSEG Long Island - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
EmPower New York NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - Enhanced Commercial/Industrial Performance Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA - Multifamily New Construction Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Solar Thermal Rebate Program (Metro New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity Rebate and Performance Incentive NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
NYSERDA - Renewable, Clean Energy, and Energy Efficient Product Manufacturing Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
City of Riverhead - Energy Conservation Device Permitting Fees NY Financial Incentive Green Building Incentive
Distributed Generation as Combined Heat and Power (DG-CHP) NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Long Island Power Authority - Renewable Electricity Goal NY Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
New York City - Green Building Requirements for Municipal Buildings NY Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Fuel Cell Rebate and Performance Incentive NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
NYSERDA - Data Center and Server Efficiency NY Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Existing Facilities Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Upstate New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Electric) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Upstate New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Upstate New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Electric) - Non-Residential Energy Efficiency Program (Upstate New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
New York City - Property Tax Abatement for Photovoltaic (PV) and Energy Storage Equipment NY Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Energy Efficiency Standards for State Facilities NY Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Town of Southampton - Photovoltaic (PV) Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Long Island Power Authority - Wind Energy Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA - Industrial and Process Efficiency Performance Incentives NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Upstate New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSEG - Smart Energy Residential Efficiency Rebate Programs NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
RG&E - Smart Energy Residential Efficiency Rebate Programs NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Lime Energy - Commercial Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Electric) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA - Grants for Public and Non-Profit Energy Conservation Projects NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Town of Babylon - Long Island Green Homes Program NY Financial Incentive PACE Financing
State of NY Commercial PACE Financing Program NY Financial Incentive PACE Financing
Energy Smart Commercial Lighting Program Incentives NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Local Option - Municipal Sustainable Energy Programs (Duplicate) (State of NY) NY Financial Incentive PACE Financing
ConEd - Residential Energy Efficiency Incentives Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
ConEd - Multifamily Energy Efficiency Incentives Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
New York City - Energy Conservation Requirements for Existing Buildings NY Regulatory Policy Building Energy Code
ConEd (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Incentives Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Mandatory Low Income Alternative Energy Option NY Regulatory Policy Line Extension Analysis
National Fuel - Residential Conservation Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Fuel (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Orange and Rockland Utilities (Gas) - Residential Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Local Government Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Home Performance with Energy Star High Efficiency Measure Incentive (HEMI) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSEG (Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
RG&E (Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
RG&E (Electric) - Small Business Lighting Retrofit Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSEG (Electric) - Small Business Lighting Retrofit Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Metro New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid (Gas) - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs (Metro New York) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Green Residential Building Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Refundable Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit (Corporate) NY Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Central Hudson Gas & Electric (Gas) - Commercial Energy Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Long Island Power Authority - Residential Solar Water Heating Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Solar Thermal Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard NY Regulatory Policy Energy Efficiency Resource Standard
NYSERDA - Residential Financing Options NY Financial Incentive Loan Program
NYSEG (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
New York Power Authority Energy Services NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Orange and Rockland Utilities (Electric) - Commercial Efficiency Programs NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
ConEd (Gas) - Multi-family Energy Efficiency Incentives Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
ConEd (Electric) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
ConEd (Gas) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
RPS Customer-Sited Tier Regional Program NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
National Fuel (Gas) - Large Non-Residential Conservation Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Residential Wood Heating Fuel Exemption NY Financial Incentive Sales Tax Incentive
NYSERDA - New York ENERGY STAR Homes NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Suffolk County - LEED Program for County Construction NY Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Orange and Rockland Utilities (Electric) - Energy Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
PSEG Long Island - Solar Initiative Feed-in Tariff NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Local Option - Real Property Tax Exemption for Green Buildings NY Financial Incentive Property Tax Incentive
Agricultural Energy Efficiency Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
ConEd (Gas and Electric) - Small Business Direct Install Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NY Green Bank NY Financial Incentive Other Incentive
NY-Sun Loan Program NY Financial Incentive Loan Program
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Low-Rise NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NY Open C-PACE NY Financial Incentive PACE Financing
(old) Low-rise Residential New Construction Program NY Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
NY-Sun Solar PV Competitive Program NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Heat NY NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
CHP Acceleration Program NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
CHP Performance Program NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Existing Facilities Performance Based Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
(Old) Low-rise Residential New Construction Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NY-Sun Commercial and Industrial Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Clean Energy Fund (CEF) NY Regulatory Policy Energy Efficiency Resource Standard
Clean Energy Fund (CEF) NY Regulatory Policy Public Benefits Fund
Clean Energy Standard NY Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
NYSERDA - Low-rise Residential New Construction Program NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Energy Efficiency Resource Standard NY Regulatory Policy Energy Efficiency Resource Standard
PSEG Long Island- Commercial Solar PV Feed-in Tariff NY Financial Incentive Feed-in Tariff
PSEG Long Island- Fuel Cell Resource Feed-in Tariff NY Financial Incentive Feed-in Tariff
REVitalize- NYSERDA NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - Ground Source Heat Pump Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA Retail Energy Storage Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Con Ed Demand Management for Industrial and Commercial Customers NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Energy Storage Target NY Regulatory Policy Energy Storage Target
VW Funding for Diesel Replacement and EVSE Projects NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - Direct Current Fast Charging (DCFC) Program NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - Drive Clean Rebate NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Rebate Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Alternative Fuels and EV-Recharging Property Credit NY Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Green Pass Discount NY Financial Incentive Other Incentive
NYSERDA - New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Offshore Wind Standard NY Regulatory Policy Renewables Portfolio Standard
Central Hudson - Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Make-Ready Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consolidated Edison - Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Per-Plug Incentive NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Consolidated Edison - SmartCharge New York NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid - DCFC Per-Plug Incentive Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
National Grid - Electric Vehicle Charging Station Make-Ready Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
New York State Electric and Gas - Electric Vehicle Make-Ready Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Orange and Rockland Utilities - Electric Vehicle Make-Ready Program (POWERREADY) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
PSEG Long Island - EV Make Ready Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
PSEG Long Island - Direct Current Fast Charging Incentive NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Rochester Gas and Electric - Electric Vehicle Charger Make-Ready Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NYSERDA - Buildings of Excellence Competition For Demonstration Projects (RFP 3925 – Rd3) NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA – Buildings of Excellence Early Design Support (RFP 3925 – D) NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
NYSERDA - New Construction - Housing NY Financial Incentive Grant Program
Community Distributed Generation NY Regulatory Policy Community Solar Rules
ConEd - Electric Vehicle Charging Station Make-Ready Program NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
NY-Sun PV Incentive Program (Commercial and Industrial) NY Financial Incentive Rebate Program
Tax-Exempt Financing for Green Buildings, Renewable Energy & Brownfield Redevelopment US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Conservation Security Program (CSP) Production Incentive US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Business Energy Investment Tax Credit (ITC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Federal Excise Tax Exemption for Gasohol US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Modified Accelerated Cost-Recovery System (MACRS) US Financial Incentive Corporate Depreciation
Energy Star Financing and Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA Rural Housing Service Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Exemption
Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI) US Financial Incentive Performance-Based Incentive
Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Small Business Administration Loan Programs US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Energy-Efficient Mortgages US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs - Funding Opportunities US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Green Power Purchasing Goal for Federal Government US Regulatory Policy Green Power Purchasing
Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Deduction
Energy-Efficient New Homes Tax Credit for Home Builders US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Energy-Efficient Appliance Manufacturing Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Industry Recruitment/Support
Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Veterans Housing Guaranteed and Insured Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Federal Appliance Standards US Regulatory Policy Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards
Energy Goals and Standards for Federal Agencies US Regulatory Policy Energy Standards for Public Buildings
Clean Renewable Energy Bonds (CREBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Energy Conservation Bonds (QECBs) US Financial Incentive Loan Program
U.S. Department of Treasury - Renewable Energy Grants US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - High Energy Cost Grant Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
USDA - Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Repowering Assistance Biorefinery Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Title I Property Improvement Loans US Financial Incentive Loan Program
USDA - Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (EA/REDA) Program US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) US Financial Incentive Grant Program
Fannie Mae Green Financing – Loan Program US Financial Incentive Loan Program
Qualified Commercial Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Corporate) US Financial Incentive Corporate Tax Credit
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Tax Credit (Personal) US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
Previously-Owned Clean Vehicle Tax Credit US Financial Incentive Personal Tax Credit
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This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.