New York March 2023 State Update
March 27, 2023
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced new investments in energy affordability, building efficiency, clean air, and clean water. Highlights include:
- A total of $200 million in relief for utility bills for up to 800,000 households earning under $75,000 a year that are not currently eligible under the State’s current utility discount program; and
- The EmPower Plus Pilot, which will help 20,000 low-income families improve their homes by adding insulation, upgrading to energy-efficient appliances, and switching from polluting fossil fuel heating to clean, efficient electric alternatives.