Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Incentives
In the United States and Canada, there are numerous federal, state/provincial, local/municipal and utility incentives to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. These incentives can include rebates, loans, tax incentives and other forms of financial support.
Listed below are US and Canadian databases that will allow you to quickly and easily locate appropriate funding sources for your residential, commercial or public project. Your tax professional can provide additional assistance in identifying incentive programs and help guide you through the application process.
Incentives – USA
The Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE) provides an incentive search tool and other resources for programs in the United States.
ENERGY STAR® provides information on federal tax credits for energy efficient consumer products as well as a Special Offer/Rebate finder for incentives sponsored by ENERGY STAR partners.
Incentives – Canada
Natural Resources Canada offers a searchable online inventory of Canadian programs in the Directory of Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Programs.
The Natural Resources Canada website also provides details on incentives and rebates for selected ENERGY STAR products in Canada.
Incentives – Ontario
Union Gas offers a variety of incentives for business customers including Space and Water Heating Programs.