Canadian provincial, territorial, and municipal governments offer grants and incentives to help Canadians invest in energy and pollution-saving upgrades. A number of financing options applicable to renewable energy projects are also available from banks in Canada.
Here you’ll find a list of programs and information related to energy incentives, rebates, grants and financing, last updated on July 4th 2011.
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Renewable Energy Financing
More and more Canadians are discovering the potential benefits of installing renewable energy to supply electricity at their home or cottage. Not only does renewable energy generation reduce impacts to the environment, but it can also generate financial benefits for you. Now, you can easily get a loan for the purchase of renewable energy products through authorized home-improvement dealers nationwide. There are a wide range of solutions for financing renewable energy projects, including mortgages, home equity lines of credit and more. Find out about lending solutions available to you.
As our populations and economies grow, so does our need for energy. This means we need to diversify our energy supply to include new forms of power generation. Renewable energy is increasingly being seen as a solution that ensures Canadians can maintain their lifestyle. Your project can be based on any renewable energy source – sun, wind, water or bioenergy. Not only can you meet your own home-energy needs, but you can also generate revenue by selling your green energy back to the grid at a price that’s guaranteed for a set number of years.
Green Incentives and Rebates across Canada
You can make a positive impact on your wallet by reducing your impact on the environment. From taking transit or driving a fuel efficient vehicle, to making energy-efficient upgrades to your home, many of your eco-friendly actions can save you money. Search by province and discover green incentive programs available in your area and take advantage of some savings!
ecoEnergy Assessment Incentives
The ecoENERGY Assessment Incentives from Natural Resources Canada provides industrial companies with financial incentives for two types of operational assessments. The assessments are designed to optimize processes, reduce operating costs, and use energy more efficiently:
ecoEnergy Retrofit for Homes
Homes program to help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient and reduce the burden of high energy costs. First thing, the Government of Canada encourages homeowners to have an energy evaluation to identify improvements, and receive an EnerGuide
Lutron – Energy Rebates and Incentives
There are numerous rebates and incentives that promote energy efficient lighting systems. Incentives to purchase and install energy efficient products can come from a variety of sources. Lutron has created a thorough list of stimulus funds, tax incentives, and other programs that could help to provide financial assistance for your project.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Prince Edward Island