Energy Improvement Corporation (EIC) is a New York State non-profit, local development corporation that is focused on helping property owners reduce energy waste, save money and improve the quality of their buildings through clean energy projects involving energy efficiency and renewable energy.
EIC offers its Energize NY services (project financing and building owner support) in all its municipal members as well as operates Solarize Westchester.
EIC is controlled by its member municipalities, which include counties and cities across NY State and Towns in Westchester County.
The overarching goal of the Energy Improvement Corp is to save money and energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York State, by enabling energy related improvements that meet or exceed state standards through innovative community based outreach and marketing efforts. In addition, it will be a purpose of the Corporation to facilitate and finance qualified energy efficiency improvement projects and renewable energy system projects for residents, organizations, institutions and businesses in participating municipalities in New York while operating in a financially self-sufficient manner.
EIC’s Board of Directors meets four times a year at different locations, including at EIC’s offices at 2051 Baldwin Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. Check the Meeting Schedule link on the left sidebar (under the "About EIC" heading) for details on upcoming meetings.
If you are a municipality interested in becoming a member of the EIC, click here to learn more. If you would like to have your community join EIC, view a sample letter that you can send informing your municipal leaders of the EIC opportunity
Energize NY Staff and Municipal Member Representatives
Twenty-four municipalities (approximately 75% of members) attended the 2017 Annual Meeting of Members in March and elected a new director to the Board of Energy Improvement Corporation, which operates Energize NY. Linda Puglisi, Supervisor of the Town of Cortlandt, was unanimously elected to a three-year term, and current Board members, Joseph Mareane, County Administrator of Tompkins County, and Charles B. Strome III, City Manager of the City of New Rochelle, were unanimously re-elected for three-year terms.
Municipal members joined EIC staff, a representative from Empire State Development, Sustainable Westchester, a NYSERDA Clean Energy Communities Coordinator, and other community leaders at the Annual Meeting to review Energize NY’s 2016 accomplishments and future goals.
Representatives from 24 EIC member municipalities and NYSERDA and EIC staff at EIC’s 2017 Annual Meeting. In the photo are EIC Board members, Charles B. Strome,III, EIC Board Chair and City Manager of New Rochelle; Chris Burdick, Supervisor, Town of Bedford and Co-Chair of Sustainable Westchester; Michael Genito, Commissioner of Finance & Budget Director, White Plains; Dana Levenberg Supervisor, Town of Ossining; Warren Lucas, Supervisor, Town of North Salem; Peter Parsons, Supervisor, Town of Lewisboro. Also pictured are a representative from Empire State Development, Sustainable Westchester, a NYSERDA Clean Energy Communities Coordinator, and other community leaders