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CHP Acceleration Program

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Date Last Updated9/11/2014
Incentive TypeGrant
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeNew York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Incentive Initiation Date2/15/2013
Incentive Expiration Date12/30/2016
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Acceleration Program provides incentives for the installation of pre-qualified (or conditionally qualified), pre-engineered CHP systems by approved CHP system vendors. Incentive funds will be allocated on a site-by-site, first-come-first-served basis in the order of application receipt. The maximum incentive per project, including bonuses, is $1.5M. The program budget is $20 million.
Eligible RecipientApproved CHP system vendors are eligible to submit applications.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)0.05 to 1.3 MW
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaTo be eligible for incentive payments, the installation site owner must pay the SBC surcharge on their electric bill, or be located within New York City or Westchester County and intend to install a CHP system that will be fueled by natural gas that is subject to the SBC surcharge on the gas bill.
Application Form(s)Incentive Application Form (PDF) (2 pp, 72K)
Other Incentive DetailsNYSERDA will accept applications only from approved CHP system vendors and all incentive payments will be made to the CHP system vendors. Site owners interested in installing CHP systems should review the CHP System Catalog (PDF) (76 pp, 5.8M) for descriptions of eligible CHP systems and vendors.

NYSERDA is also accepting applications from new vendors of packaged Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems in order to pre-qualify systems that will be eligible for incentives under PON 2568. The due date for vendor submissions is 11/30/2016.
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