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.


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 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

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 electricity account)

Non-Residential Tariff (NRT)


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


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

Customer Showcase

Successful Application Sharing

Hair Rejuvenation, is a social enterprise providing hair loss treatment service, and aims at enhancing public recognition on the working abilities of hearing-impaired people. Its Tsuen Wan branch recently replaced the lights with LED light bulbs and spotlights, and successful applied to the CLP Electrical Equipment Upgrade Scheme.

Equipment Cost: ~HK$1,500

Anticipated Annual Energy Saving: ~2,800 kWh

Subsidy Amount: ~HK$900

Payback Period: Less than 2 months


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)


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

Approval by CLP

Award Subsidy through Customers' Electricity Accounts

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

Contact Us

For details, please contact us by the following channels:

Tel: 2678 0322

Email: [email protected]

Please contact your Account Manager if you are Bulk Tariff or Large Power Tariff Customers


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