Monday, June 5, 2017

NYSERDA and New York Power Authority Issue RFPs for New York State Renewable Energy Projects




by Robert Eberhardt, in New York

On June 2, 2017, the New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) each issued requests for proposals (RFPs) for New York State renewable energy projects. 

The NYSERDA RFP is to purchase renewable energy credits (RECs) from renewable energy projects under contracts of up to 20 years. The RFP can be found here.

The NYPA RFP is to purchase a combination of energy, capacity and RECs from renewable energy projects under contracts of up to 20 years. The RFP can be found here. (Note that registration is required.)

Project owners have until Thursday, July 13 at 5 pm to submit initial applications to NYSERDA. Before submitting an initial application to NYSERDA, bidders must submit a request to NYGATS to confirm project eligibility before 5 pm on Wednesday June 28, 2017. 

Project owners have until September 1 at 4 pm to submit proposals to NYPA.