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commercial and industrial rebate program

Rebate applications

We offer rebates from a preapproved list of measures that may coincide with your list of energy-efficient projects or upgrades you have planned for your building. Click on the links below to see if your projects qualify for any of our prescriptive rebates. If not, be sure to review our custom rebate program overview located toward the bottom of this page.




Lighting and Controls: We've added new measures and updated the rebate amounts. Click on the lighting application below to see what's new.

LED measures that do not qualify for our prescriptive rebate program may be eligible under our custom rebate program.

For detailed eligibility requirements and a list of qualifying lamps and ballasts, please visit the Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) website at


Natural Gas Equipment: Rebates for installing condensing boilers, hydronic boilers, furnaces, steam boilers, controls, thermostats, boiler tune-ups, steam traps, steam trap surveys, demand control ventilation and indirect domestic water heaters.


Electric Non-Lighting Equipment: Use this one application for Unitary HVAC, HVAC chillers, chiller tune-ups, VFDs for HVAC fans and pumps, VSD air compressors, compressed air system leak repair and EC motors for refrigeration.


Review the participation instructions for our prescriptive rebate program here.



Is the energy-saving upgrade you're considering not listed on the prescriptive applications above? If so, your project may qualify for our custom rebate program. If your project saves energy and it's cost-effective, we're interested!

Other helpful links for custom rebate program applicants:


Review the participation instructions for our custom rebate program here.



Upon completion of your project, please complete and sign our completion certificate form, and submit it with all the necessary documents required for incentive payment processing.


Please note: IRS Form W-9 must be on file with NYSEG before C&I rebate program payments can be made. Program applicants (parties receiving payment) are asked to include IRS Form W-9 along with other required rebate application materials. IRS Form W-9 is available at



Need assistance? 

Call 1.888.316.8023 or send us an email.


C&I Contractors 

If you are a commercial contractor or consultant providing energy efficient equipment or services to
our customers, visit our trade ally website.


Application Instructions

  • Verify that your project is eligible and meets the eligibility requirements specified on the individual application forms.
  • Download the appropriate application and complete each section as appropriate.  
  • Attach all required documentation such as equipment specification sheets, equipment inventory sheets, building plans and invoices.
  • Submit completed application and supporting material via fax to 1.585.486.6571 or email
  • Be sure to include the two-digit North American Industry Classification System
    (NAICS) number
    on each application.
  • All applications will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness.
  • Completed applications will be reviewed in the order received.
  • Applicants who submit incomplete applications will be notified of deficiencies.
  • We may require a pre-installation inspection.
  • Upon review and approval of the application, we will authorize payment. The incentive check will be mailed 6 to 8 weeks after project completion and approval.