Issues: Energy

New York's Great Appliance Swap Out

This rebate program, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), is available to residential consumers replacing existing appliances of the same type with new ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances or High Efficiency ENERGY STAR appliances.

February 8, 2010
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Sen. Foley Urgest Residents to Take Advantage of State Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program

New Yorkers are eigible for rebates for purchasing energy-eficient appliances during president’s week, 2010  Sen. Foley

"I am pleased to announce the implementation of New York’s Great Appliance Swap Out program. The United States Department of Energy recently awarded New York State $300 million dollars, for the purpose of stimulating our economy and investing in energy efficient home appliances," Said Sen. Foley.

February 7, 2010
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Home Energy Savings Workshop

Calling all Owners and Renters:

REDUCE HEATING & ELECTRICITY

COSTS IN YOUR HOME

 

Home Energy Saving Workshop

 

Sponsored by Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins

 

Thursday, February 18, 7-9 p.m.

Greenburgh Town Hall

177 Hillside Ave, Greenburgh, NY 10607

 

RSVP Here:

February 18, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Sen. Farley Announces State Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program Will Be Held Feb. 12th - Feb. 21st

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R, C - Schenectady) alerts constituents that the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is administering the Energy-Efficient Appliance Rebate Program from February 12th through February 21st.

"Similar to the Cash for Clunkers program, this initiatve seeks to encourage people to purchase energy-efficient appliances (such as Energy Star refrigerators, freezers and clothes washers)," Senator Farley said. "However, it is important that consumers understand the eligibility rules and requirements."

February 4, 2010
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February 2, 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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Senator Maziarz wants NYPA public hearing in Western New York

Senator George Maziarz, Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee, is continuing his efforts to make the New York Power Authority more accountable to the communities in Upstate New York where low-cost hydropower is generated. 

January 29, 2010
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January 25, 2010
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Senator Valesky Calls for Responsible Budget Action and Long-Term Solutions

ALBANY, N.Y.—Senator David J. Valesky (D-Oneida) echoed the call for long-term budget solutions made by Governor Paterson during his Executive Budget presentation today.

January 20, 2010
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January 18, 2010
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Senator Maziarz named new Chairman of Senate Energy Committee

Statement from Senator George Maziarz:

"I thank Senator Sampson for his faith and confidence in naming me the new Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee.  Considering my district is home to the Niagara Power Project, energy issues are of the utmost importance to my constituents.

January 13, 2010
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Legislative Commission on Rural Resources Mission Statement

Mission Statement

More than 80 percent of New York State is made up of rural communities with around 3.3 million residents in 44 rural counties, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. To address the needs, interests and concerns of these communities, the New York State Legislature established the Legislative Commission on the Development of Rural Resources in 1982.

January 7, 2010
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Aubertine Extends “Olive Branch” for Bipartisanship

Photo: Senator Aubertine as Energy Chair in Five Way Leadership Meeting

January 6, 2010
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STATEMENT FROM SENATOR MAZIARZ ON TAKING THE ENERGY COMMITTEE

I thank Senator Sampson for his faith and confidence in naming me the new Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee.  Considering my district is home to the Niagara Power Project, energy issues are of the utmost importance to my constituents. And that is the sole reason that I am accepting this position—because it is vitally important to the people I represent.  There is time for politics and there is time for government.   In the chambers of the Senate, I have always welcomed the opportunity to work across the aisle with my colleagues whenever possible if it

January 6, 2010
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Senator Thompson Calls On DEC To Extend Marcellus Shale Comment Period

NYS Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) and Chair of the Environmental Conservation Committee, today called on DEC Commissioner Alexander “Pete” Grannis to extend the comment period on the DEC’s proposals for managing a new form of gas drilling in New York State (see letter attached).  Thompson noted that “gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale beneath New York State opens up tremendous opportunities, but  also poses risks to the  health, welfare and pocketbook of New Yorkers if not done properly” 

December 30, 2009
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Aubertine Applauds the Creation of State Energy Plan

 

Plan Will Help Make Energy More Affordable, Reliable, Environmentally Friendly & Secure for New Yorkers

December 15, 2009
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