NYSERDA ISSUES $3.6 MILLION CNG INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM OPPORTUNITY NOTICE
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued the New York State Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Infrastructure Program Opportunity Notice (PON) 2818. The objective of the program, which is worth approximately $3.6 million, is to increase the number of publicly accessible CNG refueling stations in New York State. PON 2818 solicits proposals for funds to purchase and install equipment for the retail sale of CNG in New York. It is estimated that approximately12 new CNG refueling stations will become operational as a result of this PON. Under the Program, NYSERDA will make available up to $300,000 per site for eligible capital costs, including installation labor, to proposers providing 50 percent cost share, or up to $500,000 per site for eligible capital costs, including installation labor, to proposers providing 75 percent cost share. The CNG stations funded under the Program must be publicly accessible. The Program does not pay for the costs of station permitting or engineering. NYSERDA funds will be awarded on a competitive basis. Proposals are due July 9, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. EST. For more information and to access the program documents, click here.