Klein Releases Comprehensive Energy Plan

 

Responding to skyrocketing energy costs, State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Westchester/Bronx) this week introduced a package of energy related legislation meant to address the rising cost of gasoline and home heating oil, encourage energy conservation and move the state toward alternative fuel sources.

Consumer Protection

Alternative Energy Sources

Senator Klein’s proposal calls for tax credits for homeowners using a home heating fuel blend that contains at least 20 percent biodiesel fuel, increased use of solar energy modeled after a successful California program, and reinstating the sales tax exemption for the purchase of hybrid vehicles and the elimination of tolls for hybrid vehicles.

Energy Conservation