The IESO Conservation Fund is an Ontario government funding program that helps businesses better manage and reduce electricity consumption through innovative projects. This includes, but is not limited to, the development and piloting of energy conservation programs, tools, training, and technologies. Interested parties can apply for funding during one of
Energy conservation activities have long been linked to environmentalism, but the shifting economics of energy use, especially in Ontario, has led to many businesses “going green.” There is now a financial case to be made for investing in energy-efficient technologies; higher energy rates and increased global competitiveness are putting pressure
The IESO Conservation Fund program supports innovative energy conservation projects that reduce a business’ demand for Ontario’s public energy. This includes the purchase and installation of energy-efficient technologies, or the development and initiation of internal energy management programs.
Through the program, companies may receive up to 50-100% of eligible expenses to
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The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) offers small business grants in Ontario for research and conservation projects that aim to reduce the demand for electricity through the IESO Conservation Fund.
Below we have compiled a list of FAQs, for more information scroll to the bottom of this page for links to an overview,
In a bid to create a culture of conservation across the province, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) offers business grants in Ontario research and conservation projects that aim to effectively reduce and manage demand for electricity. The IESO Conservation Fund thus provides financial support to businesses that take on new and innovative electricity
The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) is responsible for coordinating province-wide conservation efforts, planning the electricity system for the long term, and contracting for clean electricity resources. Their goal is to transform Ontario’s electricity system by helping to reduce energy use, maintain reliability, and establish a clean, modern and cost-effective power grid