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Make your home more comfortable and energy efficient with free assistance from ElectrifyNYC

Whether you're looking to reduce your energy bills, make your home less drafty, replace your boiler with cleaner and safer heat pump technology, or go green with solar, ElectrifyNYC is here to help every step of the way. We offer FREE step -by -step assistance for residents of 1-4 family homes in NYC who are considering healthy, energy-and cost-efficient upgrades to their homes.

Here's how it works

Step 1. Receive a Free Home Assessment

A no-cost home energy or solar assessment conducted by a licensed professional will help determine which technologies are right for you. The home assessment has no strings attached. If you decide not to move forward with any of the recommended clean energy projects, that’s ok!
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Step 2. Capture Available Financial Incentives

We will review current incentives offered by your local utilities and New York State, including home improvement and renovation grants, loans, and rebates that meet any budget.

Step 3. Connect with Local Qualified Contractors

We will help you find a qualified contractor and review their proposals with you. The contractor you select will work with you to finalize contract terms, order equipment, and schedule an installation.
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Step 4. Install Your New Energy Efficient Heat Pumps or Solar Panels

We stay by your side as the contractor obtains required permits and begins the construction process, including removal of your old heating systems (if necessary), installing your solar arrays or heat pumps, and any energy upgrades you're interested in pursuing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is ElectrifyNYC?

ElectrifyNYC is a program run by the Mayor's Office of Climate & Environmental Justice, in partnership with Kinetic Communities, Neighborhood Housing Services of Queens, and Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island, to help New Yorkers adopt solar and electric heat pumps. ElectrifyNYC is designed to create equitable access to green technologies through no-cost technical assistance for property owners and promote just workforce development for contractors working and living in New York City.

New York City homeowners with one to four units can get free assistance with finding tailored energy solutions for their buildings, financial incentives, and professional contractors via the Contact Us form on this site or by contacting ElectrifyNYC directly at ElectrifyNYC@KC3.nyc and 718-500-0172.

What assistance does ElectrifyNYC provide?

We help 1-4 family homeowners by:

  • Providing free, no-commitment home energy assessments including a solar feasibility report specific to your home
  • Recommending measures that help you save money and improve comfort, such as solar and heat pumps
  • Helping you navigate all the incentives and rebates to work within your budget
  • Converting homes from oil & gas to clean energy to build a safer, greener city
  • Connecting you to energy efficiency programs that provide cost-effective measures to get your home solar and electrification-ready
  • Getting affordable financing and vetted contractors for your energy-efficient upgrades
  • Helping you every step of the way

What does ElectrifyNYC not provide?

ElectrifyNYC does not install solar panels or heat pumps in homes or choose a contractor for you. We connect you with certified professionals, help you review quotes, and stay with you every step of the way. ElectrifyNYC does not provide grants or loans; however, we do connect you with all available grants, rebates, tax incentives, and financing options to help keep your projects within budget.

How much does ElectrifyNYC assistance cost?

Assistance from ElectrifyNYC is 100% free. Our assistance is available for free thanks to a grant from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The program has no financial connection to any contractors or installers that participate in our program.

Why is this program important?

  • Solar, heat pumps, and energy efficiency all help reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are fueling climate change. They can also save you money.
  • Reducing energy costs can improve financial, physical, and mental wellbeing.
  • Reducing the costs to maintain a home can contribute to neighborhood stability and maintain homeownership, improving overall housing affordability.
  • Low-income people and people of color (regardless of income) in the US are underrepresented in access to the benefits of solar.