OYA Renewables awarded 13+ MW in initiatives for group solar program in New York 


By SB Staff January 30, 2023

OYA Renewables is creating two new group solar initiatives which have been chosen as a part of the primary spherical of a group solar program in New York. Known as Expanded Solar For All (E-SFA), this system delivers the advantages of unpolluted energy to underserved New Yorkers.

The awarded solar initiatives, which is able to generate greater than 13 MW of unpolluted energy, might be routinely absolutely subscribed with National Grid prospects enrolled in its Energy Affordability Program (EAP). 

Spearheaded by the New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), in partnership with energy supply firm National Grid, the E-SFA program will ship the advantages of unpolluted energy to almost 175,000 income-eligible prospects in upstate New York as soon as full. 

“E-SFA is a program we’re excited and very proud to be a part of,” stated Manish Nayar, chairman and founding father of OYA Renewables. “Its progressive approach to delivering clean energy to underserved communities is smart and commendable, and we applaud the state of New York for continuing to lead innovative programs that support its constituents.”

OYA obtained greater than $4.3 million in help from NYSERDA via its signature NY-Sun Program, which helps make solar extra accessible to households, companies and communities throughout the state. Its participation and engagement with NYSERDA and National Grid, on account of its awarded initiatives, will final all through the 25-year lifetime of this system and contribute hundreds of thousands in invoice credit to New York communities.  

“New York’s Expanded Solar For All program helps underserved New Yorkers save on their monthly electricity bill and become a part of the clean energy transition,” stated NYSERDA president and CEO Doreen M. Harris. “We are excited to partner with OYA and National Grid on these community solar projects that will extend the benefits of solar to more homeowners and renters across the state.”  

Community solar packages permit companies, public businesses, and households to entry the advantages of solar power via subscribing to a portion of a solar farm that’s ideally located to generate electrical energy. By subscribing to this system, group members obtain credit and financial savings of as much as 10% on their electrical invoice each month from their portion of the solar that’s generated. Power produced from the group solar growth is fed instantly again to the electrical grid and energy is delivered to prospects via their common electrical energy supplier.

Founded in 2009, OYA has developed greater than 1,440 MWdc and has a pipeline of 9 GW of distributed and utility-scale solar initiatives throughout North America. With places of work in Toronto and Boston, the corporate centered on the enlargement of renewable energy and the combination of different clear applied sciences. OYA has been licensed by each the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council and the New York & New Jersey Minority Supplier Development Council as a various provider.

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Tags: Community Solar, Expanded Solar For All (E-SFA), NYSERDA, OYA Renewables, utility-scale


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