New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

EmPower New York provides no-cost energy efficiency solutions to income-eligible New Yorkers. Nearly 100,000 of your neighbors are saving energy and saving money with EmPower New York — without spending a dime. Whether you own your home or rent, Green Home Logic will be assigned to you to assess if your home would benefit from free energy upgrades such as:

1. Air sealing to plug leaks and reduce drafts

2. Insulation to make your home more comfortable all year round

3. Replacement of inefficient refrigerators and freezers

4. New energy-efficient lighting

5. Plus, free health and safety checks of your smoke detectors, appliances and more

Do you qualify?

*The current income guidelines for EmPower New York are set at 60% of the state median income.

Homeowners and renters must meet income requirements to qualify for EmPower New York. You may be eligible if you can answer “yes” to these statements:

  • I live in a home or building with 100 units or fewer

  • My household income is below 60 percent of the state median income (same eligibility as regular HEAP benefits; see the chart below to see if your income fits EmPower New York Guidelines)

  • I am responsible for paying utility bills



Please print, complete, and submit the application

My contractor name is already on it. Once submitted I will reach out automatically to schedule an appointment.