This State program provides FREE HOME IMPROVEMENTS to help New Yorkers reduce their energy usage and utility bills.

Want to see if you qualify for free upgrades?
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Qualify for Free Home Improvements with EmPower+

Residents in all five boroughs can access free energy-efficient upgrades through the EmPower+ program offered by the state of New York. More than 5,000 households in the area have already benefited from this initiative.

How NYSERDA EmPower+ Works

The EmPower program is open to homeowners and renters, ensuring it's accessible to all. Eligible individuals won't face any expenses for energy-related home improvements, such as insulation, energy-efficient appliance upgrades, lighting, HVAC upgrades, and more. These upgrades come at no cost to those meeting income eligibility requirements.

Qualified contractors from NYSERDA conduct a comprehensive assessment of your home, evaluating heating and cooling systems, insulation, and electricity usage patterns. Implementing these improvements not only boosts comfort but also promotes energy conservation, which helps save money. Even minor upgrades can make a big difference, including:

Free Insulation

Maintaining a comfortable temperature year round keeps your home warm in winter and cool in summer.

Energy-Efficient Fixtures

Upgrade to water-saving fixtures and high-efficiency lighting in your home, all at absolutely no cost to you.

Efficient Heating & Cooling

Enjoy the installation of clean, more efficient heating and cooling options in your home, completely free of charge.

Energy-Efficient Appliances

Replace your outdated appliances with energy-efficient options through free replacement program at no cost.

Check Your Eligibility For The EmPower New York Program

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:


Frequently Asked Questions About the EmPower+

  • Is the EmPower+ really free?

    It might sound unbelievable, but we guarantee there’s absolutely no catch.
    With the EmPower Program, you can access a variety of energy services, including essential upgrades and replacements, all completely free for qualifying customers.

  • How to Apply?

    To apply for the NYSERDA EmPower Program through the NY Energy Project, follow these simple steps:

    1. Contact NY Energy Project: Call us to express your interest in applying for the EmPower Program. You can reach us at (800) 454 – 1556  or complete the form above.
    2. Application Assistance: The NY Energy Project’s team will help you complete the application process. We will guide you through the required paperwork and gather the necessary information.
    3. Submit Application: Once your application is complete, NY Energy Project will submit it on your behalf. We will ensure all required documents are included, and your application is processed promptly.
    4. Follow-Up: After submitting your application, the NY Energy Project will update you on its status. We will address any questions or concerns you may have throughout the process.

    By contacting NY Energy Project and utilizing our expertise, you can streamline the application process and take advantage of the benefits offered by the NYSERDA EmPower Program.

  • What If I Don't Qualify?

    Many New York residents are likely to meet the criteria. If you’re currently receiving HEAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or other forms of public assistance, you’re likely eligible for EmPower assistance.

    Your eligibility is assessed based on your income over the past four weeks. However, if you don’t qualify for the programs mentioned, there’s still hope.

Schedule Your Free Consultation

To learn more about improving your home comfort level, saving money on your energy bills, and how NY Energy Project can help, call us at (800) 454-1556 or fill out the form below to get started!

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