Pre-Qualified Incentives for Existing Facilities Program

Pre-Qualified incentives are provided to encourage applicants to purchase and install more energy-efficient equipment for small-sized energy projects and equipment replacement projects. These incentives are available on a dollar-per-unit basis for specified energy efficiency measures.

Applicants can receive up to $30,000 in Pre-Qualified Electric incentives, and $30,000 in Pre-Qualified Natural Gas incentives per facility per calendar year.

For more information, refer to the Existing Facilities Program Brochure [PDF] and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted up to 90 days after project completion.

  1. Review the eligibility page and appropriate Pre-Qualified incentive worksheet(s) from the options below to confirm that the equipment you have chosen will meet the eligibility criteria.
  2. Within 90 days of project completion, complete and submit online a Consolidated Funding Application. Please keep a record of the 5-digit application number.
  3. Complete the relevant Incentive Worksheet(s) from the options below, and gather the supporting documents outlined in the worksheets. Submit these documents to NYSERDA either by attaching them to your online application, or by emailing them to If submitting documentation by email, please reference the associated 5-digit application number.

Incentives Worksheets

Last Updated: 09/15/2014
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How To Apply

  • Apply through the Consolidated Funding Application up to 90 days after project completion.
  • Complete the relevant Incentive Worksheet(s) from the section on this page, gather supporting documentation, and either attach them to your CFA or email them with your 5-digit CFA application number to
  • Applications for EFP will be accepted through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) on a first-come, first-serve basis through 5:00 p.m. EST on December 31, 2015, or until funds are exhausted.
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Who Can Participate

  • Nonresidential building owners with energy efficiency improvements that meet the requirements of the related incentive worksheet. Applicants must pay into the SBC.
  • Applicants must pay into the SBC.
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Who To Contact

Contact the EFP team at: 

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