Energy Marketers Working
Together for a Better Future

Energy Marketers Working Together for a Better Future

Empire State Energy Association unites marketers of heating and motor fuels in pursuit of greater opportunities and a more prosperous environment for independent energy marketers in New York State. Membership in ESEA is a ticket to helpful benefits and the opportunity to influence legislation and regulations that affect your business.

When you join ESEA, you help our industry assert itself in the state and federal policy arenas. ESEA's leadership and staff maintain a vigilant watch over government initiatives to ensure that your interests are protected and your voice is heard. We are proactive on your behalf, introducing legislation to help marketers better compete and maintain profitability and the viability of their marketplace as a whole, including compliance, taxation, transportation and other important issues.

ESEA enjoys close ties to great industry associations. ESEA is a member of the Energy Marketers of America (EMA), a national federation representing marketers in 47 states, so your membership expands your network capabilities and your ability to shape industry events. ESEA includes the Upstate New York Energy Association (UNYEA) and the Hudson Valley Oil & Energy Council (HVOEC).


Member Letter - 05/24/24

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  • Happy Memorial Day
  • Governmental, Regulatory And Legislative Updates
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Industry News
  • Member Resources
  • Industry Events
  • ESEA Endorsed Programs

UNYEA Upgrade & Save Rebate Program Marketing Tool Box

Let your customers know about Upgrade & Save Rebates worth up to $950 per home. These materials are available to you at no charge, for your website, social media posts, customer communications and other marketing. If you deliver Bioheat® fuel, we have materials that promote the renewable fuel along with the rebate savings.

Click below to review the materials we’ve produced. If needed, our communications partner PriMedia is standing by and ready to help you deploy these important messages in the most effective ways possible.

Free Project Carbon Freedom Resources

In partnership with Project Carbon Freedom, we are pleased to offer the following customer engagement materials at no cost. Simply download from this page and print using your own vendor, or we can arrange for customization (i.e. adding your logo), printing and bulk shipping to your office. Contact ESEA for more information.

REMINDER: NYS Petroleum Business Tax Rates As Of January 1, 2023

This publication lists the Articles 12-A and 13-A fuel tax rates. The Article 13-A (petroleum business tax) rates are being adjusted effective January 1, 2022,* because the Tax Law requires an annual adjustment.

The new rate for 2023 will be 18.1 cents per gallon.

Click Here to View NYS Tax Bulletin Publication 908

ESEA Referral Program

Speaking of things new and improved ... the ESEA member referral program is giving a $100.00 Amazon gift card to any member who refers someone to the association when that person becomes a member! Who can you bring in?



Any ESEA member who refers a new ESEA member that joins the association will receive a $100.00 Amazon gift card.

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