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Combined Heat and Power Partnership

Combined Heat and Power Performance Program

dCHPP Glossary (PDF) (2 pp, 53K)

Date Last Updated12/13/2013
Incentive TypeGrant; Production Incentive
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeNew York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Incentive Initiation Date5/1/2013
Incentive Expiration Date12/30/2016
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has made up to $36 million available to promote the installation of clean, efficient, and commercially available CHP systems. Incentives are performance-based and correspond to the summer-peak demand reduction (kW), energy generation (kWh), and fuel conversion efficiency (FCE) achieved by the CHP system on an annual basis over a two-year measurement and verification (M&V) period. Systems will receive:
  • Upstate: $0.10/kWh + $600/kW.
  • Downstate: $0.10/kWh + $750/kW.
Base CHP Incentives are capped at the lesser of $2,600,000 per CHP project or 50% of total project cost.
Eligible RecipientOwners of CHP systems with an aggregate nameplate greater than 1.3 MW that provide summer on-peak demand reduction and are located in New York.
Eligible FuelDoes Not Specify
Eligible Project Size (MW)Greater than 1.3 MW
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Application Form(s)CHP Performance Program Application (PDF) (2 pp, 56K)
Other Incentive DetailsDownstate residents include electric and/or gas utility customers paying into the SBC within the following counties: Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, and Westchester.
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