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Energy Savings Programs

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EmPower New York Income-Eligible Free Weatherization Program

EmPower New York is just one of many ways we work with program partners to provide no-cost energy-efficiency solutions to income-eligible New Yorkers. This program is offered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Whether you own your home or rent, a participating contractor will complete a no-cost home energy assessment to identify if your home would benefit from free energy upgrades such as:

  • Installation of high-efficiency lighting
  • Attic and wall insulation
  • Replacement of old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers
  • Water-saving showerheads

For more information, please call 1-877-NYSMART (1-877-697-6278) or visit the EmPower website.

2021-2022 Household Income Limit

Household Size Monthly Income Annual Income
1 $2,729 $32,748
2 $3,569 $42,828
3 $4,409 $52,908 
4 $5,249 $62,988
5 $6,088 $73,056
6 $6,928 $83,136
7 $7,086 $85,032
8 $7,243 $86,916
9 $7,975 $95,700
10 $8,712 $104,540

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

National Grid Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs

If you are not income-eligible, you may be interested in a rebate for purchasing new, qualifying energy efficient equipment such as:

  • Gas heating boilers
  • Gas heating furnaces
  • Gas water heaters
  • Electric heat pump waters
  • Electric ground source heat pumps
  • Electric central heat pumps
  • Electric mini-split heat pumps
  • Wi-Fi thermostats
  • Pipe insulation
  • And more

Available Rebates

 

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We also offer a National Grid Online Marketplace, where you can purchase name-brand energy- saving and connected home products at affordable prices in order to save energy, enhance your comfort and achieve peace of mind. Instant price discounts are available exclusively for National Grid customers for smart (Wi-Fi) thermostats, LED bulbs, advanced power strips, showerheads and more.

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Solar for All

With Solar for All from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), income-eligible households can subscribe to community solar at no cost. Program participants receive monthly credits on their electricity bills—up to $15 a month—and there are no upfront costs, fees or payments to participate.

Participation does not affect any existing electric bill credit or reduction you have. You may already be eligible for Solar for All if you participate in HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program), SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), EmPower New York or another electric bill assistance program.

To learn more about Solar for All, please visit the website, email solarforall@nyserda.ny.gov, or call 1-877-NYSMART (1-877-697-6278).

 

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Energy Savings Tips

Making small changes in your daily activities can add up, lowering energy bills and enhancing home comfort. With our energy savings tips, you can start making changes now.

 

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Oil to Gas Conversions

At National Grid, we make it easy for you to switch to natural gas. What are the advantages of converting your home?

  • Affordability
  • Convenience
  • Economic health
  • Clean and green
  • Versatility

 

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