• This program is currently closed.

Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The Process & Systems Upgrades Program provides financial incentives to both distribution and transmission-connected customers for the implementation of energy efficiency and generation projects. Project incentives are available for a variety of energy-saving projects, including installing variable frequency drives on the motors, generating electricity from waste energy recovery or redesigning the entire system and even the engineering feasibility studies.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will be the lower of:

  • 70% of the Eligible Costs of the Project,
  • The product of the electricity savings multiplied by $200/MWh, capped at 120% of the approved amount,
  • The amount that would provide a Project Payback for one year for a Project, and
  •  $10,000,000 per Project.

When It Ends:

Closed

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Applicants must be:

  • An electricity customer who owns and/or occupies the facility that is connected, either directly or indirectly, to the IESO-controlled grid or a distribution system,
  • A person who will install and operate a project at the facility on behalf of the owner/operator of the facility who is connected, either directly or indirectly, to the IESO-controlled grid or a distribution system (a “Third Party Participant”).

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must complete and submit:

  • The application form with release, waiver and consent (one for the engineering feasibility study and one for process and systems upgrades, if both applicable),
  • Project terms and conditions (one for the engineering feasibility study and one for process and systems upgrades, if both applicable).

Other Things to Note:

Program no longer active at the beginning of 2021.

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Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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