Industrial Project Incentives: Custom Project Incentives

By mmuise

This program provides funding for energy efficient equipment and upgrades to BC Hydro's industrial customers.

Comments on Funding:

1. Customer Type: Distribution – a maximum incentive of $500,000, a one-year payback amount, or 75% of project cost, whichever is least.
2. Customer Type: Transmission – a maximum incentive of $1 million or 75% of project cost, whichever is less.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

The applicant must:

  • be an industrial sector customer on our large general service distribution rate or transmission rate.
  • have project or group of projects saving at least 50 megawatt-hours per year.
    a) for new plants or major expansions, the minimum is 300 megawatt-hours per year.
  • have project involving a hard-wired facility upgrade with an expected lifespan of five years or more.
  • have site falling into one of the following categories:
    a) Customer's site has been operational for a minimum of six months prior to applying,
    b) Customer's site is a new facility, or
    c) Customer is planning an expansion that will grow your site’s energy use by more than 10%. Applicable project types:
  • Energy-efficient equipment upgrades at existing facilities;
  • Energy-efficient plant design for new facilities;
  • Design for energy-efficient facility expansions.
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