Research Note - No Incentives, No Problem: New York’s Coming Rooftop Solar Boom

by Austin Perea

In Q1 2016, 27% of the residential solar systems installed in New York came outside of the state incentive program, an early sign of unabated growth to come. This research note explores the potential for the market and provides an installation forecast through 2021.


This note is only available to solar research subscribers. For more information, download the membership brochure here or contact Matt Casey at casey@gtmresearch.com.

Austin Perea Analyst, Solar

Austin is an analyst for GTM Research covering downstream demand for the U.S. solar market. Prior to joining GTM Research, Austin worked at The Boston Consulting Group, where he supported the energy practice as a research associate. During his undergraduate tenure at the University of New Hampshire, he spent time in Egypt and Jordan researching the potential for Islamic microfinance in poverty alleviation and established the first sustainable investment sector in the University's student-run investment group. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies.

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