August 4, 2009
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) offers a Data Center Energy Efficiency performance based incentive to offset the cost of projects that improve energy efficiency in Data Centers.
The Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) has approved funding of 93 million dollars for the period of 2009 - 2011. Their objective is to reduce the state’s consumption by 15% by 2015.
The incentive per kWh saved is $0.16/kWh for Con Edison customers and $0.12/kWh for upstate customers. Applicants are eligible for up to $5,000,000 per facility, not to exceed 50% of project cost.
Key project requirements are:
Get started by submitting an application:
https://www.nyserda.org/programs/Existing_Facilities/industrial.html">Data Center Energy Incentive Application
My understanding is that applications can be processed within a week followed by the following five steps:
Let me know if you have success with this program.
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