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Combined Heat and Power Partnership

FlexTech Program

Date Last Updated11/16/2012
Incentive TypeGrant
State/FederalNY
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeNYSERDA
Incentive Initiation Date12/15/2009
Incentive Expiration Date12/31/2015
Incentive Size and Funding SourceThe FlexTech program helps identify and encourage the implementation of cost-effective energy efficiency, technical evaluations, process improvement analysis, energy master plans, retro-commissioning and development of CHP projects. Cost-sharing incentives are available to eligible participants who undertake CHP Project studies. For eligible CHP studies, NYSERDA will cost-share up to $1,000,000.
Eligible RecipientEligible applicants include: New York State industrial and commercial facilities, state and local governments, not-for-profit and private institutions, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and health care facilities. Facilities must pay into the electric or gas System Benefits Charge (SBC).
Eligible FuelNatural Gas
Eligible Project Size (MW)50.0 MW or less
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)>60%
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaCHP studies must investigate the site-specific technical and economic feasibility of installing gas-fired CHP. All scopes of work must identify the specific uses for the recovered heat. Proposals seeking assistance with evaluating CHP systems for which less than 75% of the electricity generated would be used on-site are not eligible for funding.
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