When identifying new ways to control energy costs at commercial or industrial facilities, an energy assessment can be the best way to begin. Efficiency, engineering or other feasibility analyses performed by third-party contractors can provide you with a clear plan for implementing specfic energy efficiency upgrades.
Grant funding is available for the following:
Assessments targeting electrical efficiency improvements and that deliver estimated project costs and energy saving benefits. Examples of eligible assessments include compressed air surveys, pumps analyses, process evaluations, energy efficiency project feasibility studies and other specialized technology reviews.
Energy Assessment grants will be capped at 50 percent of the invoiced project cost, up to $10,000 per project. This cap includes other incentive and grant funding from sources such as the Department of Energy and Focus on Energy.
Supplemental Project Support Services
Grant funding may also be used to contract additional technical services such as energy audit support, technical design review, equipment or process energy analyses, or other specific project support.
Supplemental project support grants will be capped at 100 percent of the invoiced project cost of to $10,000 per project.
Businesses with an electrical peak demand greater than 200 kW are eligible to recieve grant funding. All municipal and public school facilities are also eligible. Businesses must be an electric customer of Algoma Utilities.