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GreenON Challenge By Green Ontario Fund
Receive funding to turn innovative proposals for reducing your organization’s greenhouse gas emissions into a reality.
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GreenON Food Manufacturing By Green Ontario Fund
Funding is now available to support Ontario food and beverage processors with projects designed to help them reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and adopt low-carbon technologies.
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GreenON Industries By Green Ontario Fund
The GreenON Industries program provides matching funding for projects that will lead to greenhouse gas pollution reductions in buildings and the production of goods in large emitters and other industrial, commercial and institutional facilities.
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SMART Green By Green Ontario Fund
Small-to-medium-sized manufacturers are eligible for grants up to $500,000 per facility or $1.5M for multi-facility organizations to implement equipment, technology and process improvements to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The SMART Green program, offered by the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, can also help companies boost productivity and realize ongoing energy savings, putting them ahead of the competition. See the program website for specific eligibility criteria.
Contact the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
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TargetGHG By Green Ontario Fund
TargetGHG provides Ontario's largest emitters with support to develop and adopt leading-edge technologies to reduce their Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The program facilitates a collaboration between Ontario's innovators, entrepreneurs, industrial large emitters and their customers and supply chains to develop GHG reduction strategies, solutions and establish Ontario as a leader in GHG reduction.
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GreenON Social Housing By Green Ontario Fund
The new GreenON Social Housing program is providing funding from the province’s carbon market proceeds to help Ontario social housing buildings with fewer than 100 units invest in energy efficient retrofits.
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Retrofit Program By Save on Energy
Upgrade your business efficiency with a wide range of incentives covering up to 50 per cent of costs on new equipment and upgrades. Retrofit helps businesses by offering cost-saving incentives to switch out old tech for high-efficiency equipment. Two incentive streams are available to help kick-start energy-efficiency projects.
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Training and Support By Save on Energy
Save up to 50 per cent on energy efficiency training that puts you at the cutting edge of your industry. Gain the skills and knowledge to see lasting, energy-efficient results with incentives for training and certification programs. Save on Energy makes it easy by connecting you with support for up-to-date training in energy management, building operations, measurement and verification and more.
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Audit Funding Program By Save on Energy
Get an energy audit and build a plan to help your business reduce costs and be more energy efficient. Incentives of up to $25,000 are available to building owners and tenants to help identify the costs and benefits of implementing energy-efficient measures. Funding is capped at 50% of audit costs.
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Demand Response Auction By IESO
If you can decrease or shift your energy use on short notice, you can generate a new revenue stream for your organization. The IESO Demand Response Auction takes offers from organizations to be available to reduce their energy use during summer and winter peaks based on signals from the IESO’s grid control centre. Companies that are successful in the auction are paid based on how much electricity consumption they would be able to reduce if needed. Many businesses participate through aggregators who co-ordinate a group of participants to compete in the auction.
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Electric Vehicle Charging Incentive Program By Government of Ontario
Get up to $1,000 for an EV charger for your business. Up to $500 towards the purchase of an eligible charger and up to $500 towards installation of an eligible Level 2 charger. If you have an electric vehicle as part of your fleet and have received an incentive through Ontario’s Electric Vehicle Incentive Program, you are eligible to receive the charging station rebate.
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Energy Manager Program By Save on Energy
Receive up to $150,000 to hire an energy manager for your facility to help you reach energy-saving targets. Energy managers have the expertise to recommend energy-saving equipment, technologies and practices that are right for your business.
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Industrial Conservation Initiative By Government of Ontario
Reduce your electricity bills by reducing your peak energy use. Eligible organizations with an average peak demand of more than 500 kW can participate in the Industrial Conservation Initiative. If you reduce your energy demand during the highest demand peaks of the year, you can then pay a reduced Global Adjustment charge based on your percentage contribution to these peaks. By participating in the program, you benefit the power system as a whole by deferring the need to build new electricity infrastructure while also helping to reduce greenhouse gases produced by generators to meet peak demand. Contact your local hydro company to check your eligibility and requirements under the program.
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Process and Systems Upgrades Program - Capital Incentives By Save on Energy
Make a commitment to major energy savings. Large commercial, industrial and institutional customers can receive up to 70 per cent of project costs to install energy-efficient equipment and optimize existing processes and systems.
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Process and Systems Upgrades Program - Engineering Studies By Save on Energy
Before you upgrade your facility’s processes and systems, quantify the energy efficiency savings that can be achieved. The Process and Systems Upgrades Program offers incentives for engineering studies that provide the confidence for companies to proceed from idea to implementation. Receive up to $10,000 in incentive funding for completing a preliminary engineering study, or up to $50,000 for completing a detailed engineering study.
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Process and Systems Upgrades Program - Opportunity Accelerator By Save on Energy
If you're thinking about participating in the Process and Systems Upgrades program, start here. Large-scale commercial, industrial and institutional customers can receive a free assessment of their facility to better understand how they use energy. Eligible facilities must have an electricity demand of 1MW or greater. This preliminary analysis identifies areas where facilities may be eligible for capital incentives through the Process and Systems program.
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Energy Performance Program for Multi-Site Customers By Save on Energy
For multi-site businesses undertaking whole building energy performance improvements. This pay-for-performance program encourages behavioural and operational changes alongside capital investment projects to achieve and grow energy savings over multiple years. Incentives are provided at four cents for each kilowatt-hour saved for up to four years.
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Existing Building Commissioning By Save on Energy
Receive up to 50 per cent of project costs to investigate and implement measures to upgrade your existing chilled water system. With the Existing Building Commissioning program, building owners and tenants can implement various incentives to improve chiller performance and reduce energy consumption. Incentives are available for scoping studies, investigation reports, data acquisition systems and more.
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High Performance New Construction Program By Save on Energy
Incorporate energy efficiency into your building plan. Through the High Performance New Construction program, receive incentives for new building and major renovation projects that exceed electricity-efficiency specifications. Incentives are available for lighting, AC and custom projects. Building owners and planners are eligible to participate.
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Home Assistance Program By Save on Energy
Make your building more energy efficient while increasing tenant comfort with the Home Assistance Program. This free program helps social housing providers reduce electricity costs and upgrade their property. Eligible providers receive an energy assessment of their building, a variety of energy-saving devices – such as light bulbs, insulation and ENERGY STAR® certified appliances, as well as advice on how to further save energy, free of charge.
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Industrial Accelerator Program By IESO
A range of incentives for transmission-connected companies to fast track capital investment in major energy efficiency projects. The Industrial Accelerator Program kick-starts investment in innovative process changes and equipment retrofits to reduce electricity consumption on the provincial grid and help companies become more competitive and grow.
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Monitoring and Targeting Program By Save on Energy
Understand your current energy consumption and use historical energy performance to analyze and set targets for future energy-saving opportunities. Owners and tenants of large commercial, institutional and industrial operations can receive incentives of up to $75,000 to purchase and install a monitoring and targeting system. Facilities must have a resident energy manager to participate.
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Multi-Site Customer Energy Manager Program By Save on Energy
Receive up to $150,000 to hire an energy manager to help reach energy-saving targets in your facilities. Energy managers have the expertise to recommend energy-saving equipment, technologies and practices that are right for your business. For industrial, commercial or institutional customers with facilities in locations across multiple local hydro company territories, the streamlined application process eliminates the need for multiple applications while providing dedicated support throughout the process.
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