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File provided by Diana Pangestu of Solar1.org, mentioned during May 13, 2009, Building Owners Cash Flow seminar.

File provided by Diana Pangestu of Solar1.org, mentioned during May 13, 2009, Building Owners Cash Flow seminar.



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    • 5/14/2009 What is Solar One? NYSERDA Incentives for Buildings and Businesses New York City’s preeminent not-for-profit on May 13, 2009 sustainability Achieving our s stainabilit – Achie ing o r mission thro gh through A Presentation By: education, outreach, and action. Diana Pangestu, NYSERDA Energy $mart Communities Coordinator SOLAR ONE What is NYSERDA? What is the SBC? The System Benefits Charge Established by the Public Services Commission in 1996 to fund Energy efficiency, R&D, Affordability New York Energy $mart programs are available to all electricity customers of the following utilities: • Central Hudson Statewide Funded • Con Edison administrator Through the Headquartere Promote of System System • New York State Electric & Gas A public d in Albany Energy Benefits Benefits benefit With Local Awareness, Charge (SBC), Charge (SBC) • National Grid corporation Offices in New Efficiency, & also called the Fund From established by York City, • Rochester Gas and Electric Alternative New York Utility law in 1975. Buffalo and Resources Energy Customers West Valley. • Orange and Rockland $martSM Across New Program. York State 1
    • 5/14/2009 Current Funding and New York Energy $martSM Initiatives Programs to Cover Existing Facilities New Construction Program EEPS RGGI SBC (Energy (Regional Federal & (Systems PLANYC Utility Rate Efficiency Greenhouse State Tax Benefit 2030 Payer Cases Multifamily Performance Program Portfolio Gas Incentives Charge) Standard) Initiative) Energy $mart Loan Photovoltaic Incentives NYSERDA Program Structure Energy Audit Program For Small Facilities with under $75,000 in Annual Electricity Bills. Energy Audit • NYSERDA contracts with engineering firms to provide energy technical services. Recommendation Report • Cost f dit i $100-$400, C t of audit is $100 $400 which is reimbursable if owner installs recommended measures. Install Measures Receive Incentives 2
    • 5/14/2009 Flexible Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Energy Audit for Larger Commercial Energy Audit for Larger Commercial Facilities Facilities • NYSERDA contracts with • Use your own energy services engineering firms to provide technician. energy technical services • Services akin to those of Flexible • Services include Retro- Technical Assistance. Assistance commissioning, Long-term • NYSERDA cost-shares 50% of Energy Management, Capital energy study up to $500,000 Budget Strategies for ($1,000,000 for Con Ed territory) Upgrades for 5 years. • NYSERDA cost-shares 50% of energy study up to $500,000 ($1,000,000 for Con Ed territory) for 5 years. Existing Facilities Program Existing Facilities Program Equipment Rebates for Commercial Grants for Commercial Facilities Facilities Performance-Based Incentives Pre-Qualified Incentives • Larger and custom projects – • Projects receive pre-qualified projects must qualify for at least incentives for installing energy $10,000 in incentives. conservation measures, up to ,p $30,000. • Electric Incentives, Gas Incentives, Demand Response • Available for lighting, HVAC, Incentives, Combined Heat and Chillers, Motors, Refrigeration, Power Incentives Interval Meters, Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), • Total incentives may not exceed Commercial Kitchen Equipment 50% of project costs or $2 million and Washers per facility. 3
    • 5/14/2009 New York Energy $martSM New Construction Program Programs to Cover Various Incentives and Rebates for New Construction Commercial Commercial – Existing Facilities Facilities • Technical assistance to evaluate and design energy Commercial - New Construction efficiency options • Cash back for installation of Residential - Multifamily Buildings EB/NC cost-effective electric efficiency measures in new or renovated buildings Financing: Energy $mart Loan • Additional incentives for green buildings, solar technologies, Photovoltaic Incentives peak-load management and energy benchmarking. New Construction Program: New Construction Program: Three Approaches Eligible Project Types 1. Whole Building Design: Designed for projects where the applicant New Construction Project: New building, or a portion within a new elects to examine interactions between energy efficiency building improvements and their effect on overall energy needs throughout the entire building. Substantial Renovation Project: 2. Whole Building Design with Green Building Option: Promotes the design and construction of buildings, giving careful consideration • A change of use and reconstruction of an existing building or g g g to three main elements: healthy indoor environment, maximum space within; energy efficiency, and conservative, thoughtful use of natural resources. • Construction requiring that the building or space within be out of 3. Custom Approach: Through this approach, potential energy saving service for at least 30 consecutive days (if only part of the building or opportunities and associated incentives are calculated for a variety space is out of service for at least 30 days, approval must be of individual measures. obtained through NYSERDA to be eligible); or • Reconstruction of a vacant structure or space within a building. 4
    • 5/14/2009 New York Energy $martSM Multifamily Performance Program Programs to Cover • New program (May 2007) Commercial – Existing Facilities • Existing Buildings and New Construction • Market Rate and Affordable Commercial - New Construction • 20% ENERGY REDUCTION TARGET Residential - Multifamily Buildings EB/NC • Provide incentives for energy and energy-related improvements Financing: Energy $mart Loan Photovoltaic Incentives MFP Incentives MFP Process 1. Hire a Multifamily Performance Partner www.getenergysmart.org. 2. Complete a Program Application and Participation Agreement. Agreement 3. Benchmark your project. 4. Develop an Energy Reduction Plan. 5. Implement the Energy Reduction Plan. 6. Confirm achievement of the target. 5
    • 5/14/2009 New York Energy $martSM Photovoltaic Incentives Programs to Cover • Cash incentives to bring Commercial – Existing Facilities down the cost of PV systems 30%. • First come/first serve. Commercial - New Construction • Systems must be connected y to utility grid. Residential - Multifamily Buildings EB/NC • Available only to eligible installers; must be passed on Financing: Energy $mart Loan to customer • Website: Photovoltaic Incentives www.powernaturally.org PV Incentives- Residential PV Incentives- Commercial Standard Residential Systems: Standard Non‐Residential Systems: • Up to first 4 kW:  $3/watt, or $3,000/kW  • Up to first 40 kW:  $3/watt, or $3,000/kW • 5kW – 8 kW:  $2/watt, or $2,000/kW • 40kW – 80 kW:  $2/watt, or $2,000/kW Building Integrated Systems: Building Integrated Systems: Building Integrated Systems: Building Integrated Systems: • Up to 5kW:  $4.50/watt, or $4,500/kW  • Up to 25kW:  $4.50/watt, or $4,500/kW  • 6kW – 10 kW: $3.50/watt, or $3,500/kW • 26kW – 50 kW: $3.50/watt, or $3,500/kW ENERGY STAR Labeled Home:  School, Non‐Profit, Government:  • Up to 5kW:  $4.50/watt, or $4,500/kW  • Up to 25kW:  $5.00/watt, or $5,000/kW  • 6kW – 10 kW: $3.50/watt, or $3,500/kW 6
    • 5/14/2009 New York Energy $martSM Energy $mart Loan Fund Programs to Cover Only for Residential Projects. Loan Fund for Commercial Commercial – Existing Facilities Projects suspended. Provides low-interest loans Commercial - New Construction through participating lenders for energy efficient improvements . Residential - Multifamily Buildings EB/NC 4.0% buy-down on the interest rate of the loan with Financing: Energy $mart Loan a 3% floor. Download the “Loan Fund Photovoltaic Incentives Borrower Package” at www.getenergysmart.org. Contact Information NYSERDA www.getenergysmart.org www.nyserda.org www.powernaturally.org Diana Pangestu, Energy $mart Communities Coordinator – Manhattan and Staten Island Solar One Email: diana@solar1.org Ph. (212) 785-0734 7