New York City Votes to Electrify New Buildings, Ban Natural Gas

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Takeaways:

  • New York City has voted to electrify nearly all new buildings in the coming years to reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  • The legislation will require all new buildings under seven stories to have electricity powered heat and hot water by 2024.
  • Increased electricity demand will hopefully boost momentum for decarbonizing the entire state’s electricity sector. […]

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