TORONTO — Canada’s federal government has announced the launch of a new program — Canada Greener Homes — that will financially incentivize homeowners to make their properties more sustainable, including through...
We’ve put together all federal and provincially available solar incentives in Canada. It includes incentives offered by energy efficiency programs and major Canadian municipalities and major LDCs.
1. Federal Incentives and Rebates.
Canada’s federal government provides three solar incentives: two of which are exclusively commercial and one which is residential.
Not long ago, this province was the best place for Ontario homeowners to switch from traditional energy to solar power. This was primarily because of the provincial FIT and Micro FIT programs, which provided generous rebates per kWh for roof-mounted and ground solar modules.
Ontario’s solar market is vastly different today. The 2018 Provincial election, which swept in Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives, had a chilling effect on the solar industry.