The Case for More Energy Efficiency in New York

Fact Sheet
March 09, 2018

Alexander Vasin/iStock

While New York State generally has been a national leader on climate and clean energy policy, a significant ramp-up in energy efficiency is needed to meet the state’s goals. More energy efficiency could save customers an estimated $7.7 billion by 2025, create thousands of jobs, and improve public health. Governor Andrew Cuomo has committed to releasing a comprehensive plan to strengthen the state’s energy efficiency policies by Earth Day: April 22, 2018. This fact sheet describes the potential benefits for New York if the governor establishes an ambitious, nation-leading energy-savings initiative.