NYC Installer Resources

Sustainable CUNY is working with Con Edison, NYSERDA, the NYC Department of Buildings, and the FDNY to shorten and streamline the permitting and interconnection processes for installing solar in NYC. This page details resources to help solar installers navigate the current NYC requirements. Click here for New York State Installer Resources

Sustainable CUNY convenes a NYC and NYS Installer Roundtable, a forum for exchanging information, training opportunities and industry updates. If you would like to join the NYC and/or NYS Installer Roundtable, please send a request with your solar company email to

CUNY Resources

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Net Metering

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Commercial FAQ <pdf>


City of New York Resources

Click the agencies below for more information on their processes and links to their instructional resources relevant to solar projects.



NYC Solar Installer Workshop Presentations

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