Use Green Power

Install Solar on your Home

Explore opportunities to reduce the cost of installing solar electric (solar PV) systems on homes in NY State through the NY-Sun Incentive for residents and small business owners.

Bring Solar to your Community

Learn about the Shared Renewables Initiative (aka community distributed generation) to bring solar to all, and the Solarize Your Community program, both of will increase access to solar in communities.

NYIPL Solar Power Affiliate Programs.

New York Interfaith Power and Light has partnered with several affiliate programs that can provide commercial and residential electricity customers with the choice of installing solar.†† (List coming soon)

Purchase Green Power

Although not all buildings can support a solar array, all New York state residents can choose green power† (electricity generated by wind, solar, small hydro and sustainable biomass) for the electricity they use.† It is easy to switch energy providers or to purchase green power directly through your local utility.

Green Power Purchasing links and resources:

  • Can I Buy Green Power in My State?† Find out which energy providers sell green power in New York State.
  • Buying Green Power† Learn about the benefits of buying green power from the EPA Green Power Partnership
  • Already buying green electricity? Join the EPA Green Power Partnership and share your good news about this important step in environmental stewardship. Itís easy and free to join.
  • Find out which businesses, schools and non-profits organizations are 100% green powered.
  • Additional reading: Guide to Purchasing Green Power:† Renewable Electricity, Renewable Energy Certificates, and On-Site Renewable Generation

NYIPL Green Power affiliate programs.

New York Interfaith Power and Light has partnered with several affiliate programs that can provide residential electricity customers with the choice of purchasing green power.†† (List coming soon)