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RPS Customer-Sited Tier Anaerobic Digester Gas-to-Electricity

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Date Last Updated1/28/2014
Incentive TypeGrant; Production Incentive
Incentive Administrator/Contact OfficeNew York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Incentive Initiation Date1/17/2014
Incentive Expiration Date12/15/2015
Incentive Size and Funding SourcePON 2828 provides approximately $20.4 million in New York State Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) funding to support the installation and operation of anaerobic digester gas-to-electricity systems. Funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis; up to $2 million per project in combined Performance, Major Component Capacity, Project Enhancement Capacity and Interconnection Incentives is available.
Eligible RecipientProject developers with anaerobic digester gas-to-electricity systems or proposed systems located in New York State and located at or serving sites owned or operated by electric utility customers who currently pay the NYS RPS surcharge for electric service.
Eligible FuelBiogas
Eligible Project Size (MW)Greater than 0.05 MW.
Minimum Efficiency Required (%)Does Not Specify
Other Selected Eligibility CriteriaEligible biomass feedstocks include manure, agricultural residues and biomass, industrial organic wastes (e.g., food wastes), municipal wastewater and municipal organic solids. Electricity generated by landfill biogas is not eligible for this program.
Application Form(s)Application Form (XLS) (5 pp, 160 K)
Resource Website(s) http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/Funding-Opportunities/

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