Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme


Introduction

The newly launched Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme provides subsidies to commercial and industrial customers to replace or upgrade their electrical equipment to more energy efficient models, for both retrofit and new installations. 

Benefits

Replace or upgrade*:

  • LED light bulbs and tubes ^
  • Air-conditioners with Grade 1 energy label+
  • Other high energy efficient air-conditioning systems, such as air-cooled and water-cooled chillers, variable refrigerant flow systems

Eligible for replacing non-LED light bulbs or tubes only (eligible LED lamp categories subject to the application guideline)

Must be on the “Record of Listed Models in The Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme" (MEELS) by EMSD

 Equipment must be purchased between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2023

Subsidy Rate

 

Eligible Product Categories

 

Subsidy Amount

LED Light Bulb / Downlight

For all wattages

HK$20 each or 80% of the purchase price per unit (net), whichever is lower

LED Light Tube / Light Strip / Panel Light1

For all wattages

HK$60 each or 80% of the purchase price per unit (net), whichever is lower

Air conditioner with Grade 1 energy label under MEELS

Single package type and split type

HK$1,000 each or 80% of the purchase price per unit (net), whichever is lower

High energy efficient air-conditioning system (not under MEELS)

Air-cooled and water-cooled chillers, variable refrigerant flow systems, unitary air-conditioners

HK$0.5/kWh based on annual energy saving which is a one-off payment

Eligible Product Categories

LED Light Bulb  / Downlight

 

For all wattages

Subsidy Amount

HK$20 each or 80% of the purchase price per unit (net), whichever is lower

Eligible Product Categories

LED Light Tube / Light Strip / Panel Light1

 

For all wattages

Subsidy Amount

HK$60 each or 80% of the purchase price per unit (net), whichever is lower

Eligible Product Categories

Air conditioner with Grade 1 energy label under MEELS

 

Single package type and split type

Subsidy Amount

HK$1,000 each or 80% of the purchase price per unit (net), whichever is lower

Eligible Product Categories

High energy efficient air-conditioning system (not under MEELS)

 

Air-cooled and water-cooled chillers, variable refrigerant flow systems, unitary air-conditioners

Subsidy Amount

HK$0.5/kWh based on annual energy saving which is a one-off payment

 1Length of light tube and panel light should be 60cm or above; whereas length of light strip should be 1 metre or above

        

Tariff Types

Subsidy Ceiling Price (per customer account)

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

HK$10,000

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

HK$150,000

Tariff Type

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Subsidy Ceiling Price (per customer account)

HK$10,000

Tariff Type

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Subsidy Ceiling Price (per customer account)

HK$150,000

After approval of application, CLP will award the subsidy through applicant’s electricity account.

 

Customer Showcase 

Successful Application Sharing

Health food retailer MaxChoice Corporation Ltd installed more than 200 LED lights in its V Walk outlet in Nam Cheong with subsides from CLP's Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme. The project helped shorten the investment payback period, reduced electricity costs, and helped fulfill the company's commitment to environmental protection and sustainable development.

Anticipated Annual Energy Saving: ~8,000 units

Payback Period: 14 months

Subsidy Amount: ~HK$5,500

With a rooted foundation in Hong Kong for 19 years, Culture Homes provides quality elderly lifestyle and medical products and professional nursing care services. The company, recently replaced the lighting in its Hong Kong shops with new LED lights with subsidies from CLP's Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme. The scheme not only helped reduce the payback period but also improved the energy efficiency of the shops, in line with their vision of developing a "Smart Aging City".

Anticipated Annual Energy Saving: ~10,000 units

Payback Period: ~2.7 months

Subsidy Amount: ~HK5,000

Successful Application Sharing

Health food retailer MaxChoice Corporation Ltd installed more than 200 LED lights in its V Walk outlet in Nam Cheong with subsides from CLP's Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme. The project helped shorten the investment payback period, reduced electricity costs, and helped fulfill the company's commitment to environmental protection and sustainable development.

Anticipated Annual Energy Saving: ~8,000 units

Payback Period: 14 months

Subsidy Amount: ~HK$5,500

With a rooted foundation in Hong Kong for 19 years, Culture Homes provides quality elderly lifestyle and medical products and professional nursing care services. The company, recently replaced the lighting in its Hong Kong shops with new LED lights with subsidies from CLP's Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme. The scheme not only helped reduce the payback period but also improved the energy efficiency of the shops, in line with their vision of developing a "Smart Aging City".

Anticipated Annual Energy Saving: ~10,000 units

Payback Period: ~2.7 months

Subsidy Amount: ~HK5,000

 

Eligibility

Commercial and industrial customers in the CLP supply area, excluding holders of temporary power supply accounts and government accounts.

  • Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)
  • Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Application Channels

Tariff Type

Application Methods

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

CLP Online Store - Smart Shopping

 

Download Application Form (PDF)

Application Form - suitable for project involving New Installation Only

 Application Form - suitable for project involving Retrofit Only

 Application Form - suitable for project involving both New Installation and Retrofit

Check your application history here

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Please download the application form and contact your Account Manager if you are Bulk Tariff or Large Power Tariff Customers.

Application Form - suitable for project involving New Installation Only

Application Form - suitable for project involving Retrofit Only

Application Form - suitable for project involving both New Installation and Retrofit

Tariff Type

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Tariff Type

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Application Methods

 

Or you can submit the completed application form in person to any CLP Experience Centres with details below. Please do not submit application by post.

Supplementary Information

Application forms are available for different customer types. Please download and submit the completed form.

Tariff Types

Application Guideline

FAQ

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Download PDF

LINK

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Download PDF

LINK

Tariff Types

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Application Guideline

FAQ

Tariff Types

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Application Guideline

FAQ

 

Procedures

 

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Submit Application Form

(with a copy of invoice or receipt)

(submit after installation of energy efficient equipment)

(require pre-installation check by CLP)

 

Post-installation Check by CLP

(sample check)

(full check)

Approval by CLP

Award Subsidy through Customers' Electricity Accounts

 

 

 

Submit Application Form

(with a copy of invoice or receipt)

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

(submit after installation of energy efficient equipment)

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

(require pre-installation check by CLP)

 

 

 

Post-installation Check by CLP

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

(sample check)

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

(full check)

 

 

Approval by CLP

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

 

 

Award Subsidy through Customers' Electricity Accounts

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)

Bulk Tariff (BT) / Large Power Tariff (LPT)

Purchase Proof

The eligible purchase must be made between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2023 inclusive and include the following information:

  • Vendor/Contractor Name
  • Correspondence address
  • Telephone number
  • Date of purchase of the eligible product
  • Brand
  • Model
  • Quantity
  • Purchase price per unit (net) (in HK$)
  • Product description

If the proof of purchase issued by the vendor is not printed with the name, correspondence address and telephone number of the vendor, clearly written or printed supplementary information provided by the Applicant is acceptable provided that company chops of the vendor are stamped on the proof of purchase and next to the supplementary information.

 

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