The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, the public benefit corporation that promotes energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources in the Empire State, is requesting proposals from marketing firms that can help the agency meet New York State’s renewable energy and climate goals.

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

Albany-based NYSERDA is looking for an agency with a background in clean tech and renewable energy that can provide a range of marketing and communications services to support and reposition its Innovation program, which works to expand New York’s clean energy economy, in part, through driving clean-tech business growth and growing clean tech markets in the state by attracting private sector capital investment and communicating the benefits of New York State as an innovation hub among technology companies, startups and investors.

Proposed budget for the work is $500,000 over the course of two years, with a tentative start date of Fall 2020.

Proposals are due by 3:00 p.m. (EST) on August 10 and should be submitted online through the NYSERDA portal.

Application instructions and a Portal Training Guide can be found here.

Questions should be directed to Cynthia Klopfer, (Designated Contact) at 518/862-1090, ext. 3536 or [email protected]. Technical questions should be directed to Erin Schucker, 518/862-1090, ext. 3352, or [email protected].

Download the RFP (includes budget, sample agreement, Article 15-a MWBE statement and MWBE disclosure statement) (PDF).