The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority requests applications by May 3 for financial support for companies that would create new or expanded business in New York by supplying or servicing renewable electric energy technologies, including hydropower.
NYSERDA says $2 million is available to fund such businesses from its Renewable Energy Business Development Program, although maximum funding for any one proposal is capped at $200,000. Companies selected must share at least 50 percent of costs.
Technologies must be in commercial or near-commercial stages to be eligible. Companies submitting proposals must be located, or seeking to locate, in New York. Proposals must include a basic business plan outlining the path to a successful commercial venture.
The solicitation is on NYSERDA’s Internet site, www.nyserda.org, under Funding Opportunities, PON 949. Requests for the solicitation also can be made to Roseanne Viscusi, NYSERDA, 17 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203-6399; Fax: (1) 518-862-1091; E-mail: email@example.com. For information, contact Vicki Colello, (1) 518-862-1090, ext. 3273.