NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Programs for Agriculture

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NYSERDA offers energy efficiency programs for agriculture, including best practices guidance, energy audit programs, and technical assistance for renewable energy projects. These initiatives aim to help farms improve energy use, reduce operating costs, and incorporate sustainable practices. Additional programs like NY-Sun and NYS Clean Heat provide options for clean energy choices and lower energy costs.


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NYSERDA Energy Efficiency Programs for Agriculture

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  1. NYSERDAs Energy Efficiency Programs for Agriculture Jessica Zweig Jessica.Zweig@nyserda.ny.gov 518-862-1090 ext. 3346

  2. Energy Best Practices for Agriculture Goal: To offer energy-related best practices guidance materials that support farms with: Better understanding farm energy use Evaluating efficient technologies, alternate modes of operations, and practices that optimize energy use Making sound investment decisions based on accessible, up-to-date information Incorporating efficiency into the daily decision-making process https://agenergyny.org/ https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/ag-best-practices 2

  3. Agriculture Energy Audit Program Types: Comprehensive Audit Report Targeted Audit Report Greenhouse Benchmarking Report Benefits: Identify energy efficient opportunities Highlight opportunities to reduce operating costs and become more sustainable Evaluate renewable energy options https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/Agriculture-Energy-Audit 3

  4. RTAP REAP Technical Assistance Program Provides: Assistance in applying for the Rural Energy For America Program (REAP) Energy Efficiency Projects Guidance on REAP applicant requirements Technical Reports and System Award Management and UEI registrations Completion of environmental reports and other documentation required for REAP grant applications Resources to obtain an energy audit Priority: Requesting $20,000 or less in REAP grant funds Located in disadvantaged or distressed communities as defined by the USDA Rural Development Innovation Center. https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/RTAP rtap@nyserda.ny.gov or 1-800-732-1399 4

  5. Other NYSERDA Programs NY-Sun NYSERDA s Distributed Solar PV Program Benefits: Clean energy choice Lower energy costs https://www.nyserda.ny.gov/All-Programs/NY-Sun NYS Clean Heat Partnership with NYSERDA and NYS energy companies to promote heat pumps, offering rebates and financing. Benefits: Efficiency and safety Lower energy and maintenance costs https://cleanheat.ny.gov/ 5

  6. Thank you www.nyserda.ny.gov/agriculture Jessica.Zweig@nyserda.ny.gov 518-862-1090 ext. 3346

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