NYC Solar Partnership

The NYC Solar Partnership is led by Sustainable CUNY who works collaboratively with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and the City University of New York (CUNY) to promote an equitable and self-sustaining solar market in pursuit of the city’s goal of installing 250 MW on private buildings by 2025.

ny solar map and portal

map icon Sustainable CUNY launched the comprehensive NY Solar Map and Portal on June 20, 2016. The map and portal incorporates the NYC Solar Map and contains all the latest information on the NYC Solar Partnership and the programs that can help you 'go solar' in NYC.


Sustainable CUNY initially formed the NYC Solar Partnership in 2006, leading the Mayor’s Office and NYC EDC in developing and implementing comprehensive plans for large-scale solar integration and associated economic development in New York City. This strategic approach has resulted in multiple U.S. DOE grant awards, which Sustainable CUNY implements on behalf of NYC, in collaboration with over 40 key partners. In addition to the Department of Energy, funding partners include the NY-Sun Intiative through New York Energy Research and Development Authority, the New York Power Authority, the City of New York. the City University of New York and Consolidated Edison, Inc.


U.S. Department of Energy Initiatives



Smart DG Hub - Resilient Solar Project


SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge II


SunShot Initiative Rooftop Solar Challenge I


ARRA ‘Special Projects’


Solar America City


Million Solar Roofs