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Biden-Harris Administration Announces First State in Nation to Launch Historic Home Energy Rebates Program to Lower Families’ Utility Bills

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An update from the Department of Energy: New York is First State to Get Rebates to Families Thanks to President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda QUEENS, N.Y.— As part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that New York is the first state in the nation to launch…

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April 2024 State Updates

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Find Your State Click here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding information, and events in your state! BPA State Updates Maryland – The Building Performance Association (BPA) is seeking feedback from home performance, HVACR, weatherization, and other contractors to inform the program design of the rebate programs in Maryland. Join us on May 9…

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Biden-Harris Administration Awards First State Funding and Announces Progress on Historic $8.8 Billion Home Energy Rebate Programs to Lower Utility Bills

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An update from the U.S. Department of Energy: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced it has approved New York’s funding application for the Inflation Reduction Act’s Home Energy Rebates and awarded the state an initial $158 million to implement its rebate program to help families save money on energy-efficient electric appliances.…

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aQuiRe Construction Academy

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CAHill TECH Inc. is offering a tuition-free, eight-week training program for the construction industry, generously funded by the state of New York. The program, hosted at Le Moyne College, combines on-site training with mentorship and stipends for transportation and child care. Successful participants will have job placement opportunities. The inaugural cohort begins in March 2024,…

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December 2023 State Updates

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Find Your StateClick here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding info, and events in your state! BPA State Outreach Updates Delaware – The BPA Team met with Milford Housing Development Corporation (MHDC) to discuss workforce and education initiatives for the state. They will continue to work with the affiliate lead team to push…

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September 2023 State Updates

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Find Your StateClick here to find the latest updates, projects, federal funding info, and events in your state! Recent Highlights National – Recently, a coalition of nearly three dozen companies, trade associations, and advocacy groups warned Congressional appropriators of drastic consequences if they move forward with proposals to cut funding for the Energy Department’s energy…

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New York March 2023 State Update

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New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced new investments in energy affordability, building efficiency, clean air, and clean water. Highlights include: Read more about these investments here.

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Attend the Healthy Air Quality Forum

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An educational and public forum for community members to ask for help, share their stories, learn and educate others. Sponsored by the Hudson Valley Air Quality Coalition (HVAQ) When: February 22, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Kingston Public Library Topics of the Forum include: Learn more here.

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January 2023 – New York State Update

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BPA and BPCA have weekly scheduled calls and communications with executive officers surrounding collaborations, workforce development opportunities inside and outside existing programs. BPCA continues to increase push for stakeholder cooperation to prevent programs from being created in a vacuum. The association has become a qualified vendor with NYSERDA for impending funds implementation through a detailed…

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Governor Hochul Announces Transformative Investments in Energy Affordability, Building Efficiency, and Clean Air and Water

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Among many other key initiatives, Gov. Hochul has called for a commitment of $200 Million to support energy efficiency and electrification retrofit investments and another $200 Million in utility bill relief for low income homeowners to pursue clean energy options without adverse impacts on their energy bills. Additionally, aligned with recommendations from the Clean Action…

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