Flexible Technical Assistance (FlexTech) Program

Completing an energy study of your building can help you identify and evaluate opportunities to reduce energy costs and incorporate clean energy into your capital planning. The FlexTech program shares the cost to produce an objective, site-specific, and targeted study on how best to implement clean energy and/or energy efficiency technologies. A NYSERDA FlexTech Consultant will work with you to complete the energy study. 

Getting Started

NYSERDA can help you apply to the FlexTech program. The easiest way to get started is by emailing flextech@nyserda.ny.gov. We’ll work with you to help prepare your application successfully.

The FlexTech program uses the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA), a statewide process that allows customers to apply for multiple programs from various agencies with one application. If you’re ready to get started on your own, register or log-in hereLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. to begin and submit your FlexTech application. You can always email flextech@nyserda.ny.gov at any point with questions. 

More Program Information

The FlexTech program will help you make objective investment decisions on energy projects. FlexTech will help you determine:

  • If a clean energy project is right for you
  • How to reduce your energy bills
  • The payback on potential energy-related building upgrades
  • How to develop a capital plan that includes clean energy components

NYSERDA may be able to cover 50 percent of the costs to complete a FlexTech study.

Eligible study areas can include:

  • Strategic energy management assistance
  • Energy master planning
  • Energy audits such as ASHRAE Level II or comparable analyses
  • Targeted system or equipment upgrade options, and
  • On-site combined heat and power (CHP) feasibility studies

Read the FlexTech funding opportunity for more details.

Eligible Facilities

All commercial and industrial facilities in New York State that pay into the electric System Benefits Charge (SBC) are eligible to receive assistance.

Becoming a FlexTech Consultant

Interested in helping New York companies across sectors make better energy decisions? Become a FlexTech consultant.

Have Questions or Need Assistance?

If you have questions about a project, your eligibility, or the application process, e-mail us at flextech@nyserda.ny.gov