The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s EmPower New York provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions to income-eligible New Yorkers.

Whether you own your home or rent, EmPower New York can connect you with a participating contractor to assess if your home would benefit from free energy upgrades such as:

  • Home energy assessment to identify areas of possible energy improvements
  • Tips on how to save energy
  • Installation of high-efficiency lighting
  • Attic and wall insulation
  • Installation of clean heating and cooling heat pumps
  • Replacement of old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers
  • Water-saving showerheads
  • A monthly electric bill credit of between $5-$15 from community solar.

To find out if you are eligible and to get application and other information, visit the EmPower New York Program website.

Need more help?  Call DSS at (914) 995-3333 or or visit one of our District Offices.