The Federal government has just announced the “Energy Efficient Communities
Program – Small Business Grants”. The maximum grant amount is $20,000. The grant can be used for one or more of the following:

  • replacing existing equipment with higher efficiency equipment
  • installing or replacing a component to help an existing system run more
    efficiently (for example, installing a variable speed drive on a pump, or installing automatic controls on energy using equipment)
  • energy audits
  • investment feasibility studies for energy efficiency upgrades
  • monitoring of energy consumption and emissions

If you are interested in applying for a grant under this program, applications are now being accepted and all details including the application form are found at this web address: