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Criteria for evaluation of Recharge NY Applications

Allocations of RNY power will be made through a competitive application process. All RNY applications will be evaluated in consideration of the program's legislative criteria.

RNY applicants will be evaluated based on the following legislated criteria:

  • Significance of the cost of electricity to applicant's total cost of doing business and the impact an RNY allocation will have on the applicant's operating costs

  • New capital investment resulting from an RNY allocation in New York State

  • Type and cost of buildings, equipment and facilities to be constructed, enlarged or installed

  • Extent to which an RNY allocation would be consistent with existing regional economic development strategies and priorities

  • Applicant's payroll, salaries, benefits and number of jobs at the facility receiving an RNY allocation

  • Number of jobs created or retained within New York State

  • Applicant's risk of closure, curtailing facilities or operations, relocating out-of-state, or losing jobs in the state

  • Significance of applicant's facility to the local economy

  • Extent of applicant's investment in energy efficiency measures

  • Whether applicant receives a NYPA hydropower allocation or benefits supported by the sale of NYPA hydropower

  • The extent to which an RNY allocation will result in an advantage relative to the applicant's competitors within the state

  • If applicant is a not-for-profit, the significance of the critical service or substantial benefits being provided to the local community where the facility is located


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For more information, write to:

ReCharge NY
c/o New York Power Authority
123 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601

Or call the RNY hotline: 1-888-JobsNYS (1-888-562-7697)

Email: recharge.newyork

Fax: 914-681-6255