IESO Conservation Fund: Independent Electricity System Operator

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) created the IESO Conservation Fund to provide support for significant advances in new conservation and demand management programs, practices and technologies that impact Ontario’s initiative to reduce electricity consumption. Funding under this program is provided to projects that impact residences, businesses and/or institutions in Ontario.

  • Amount: Funding amount is a percentage of project costs, dependent upon type of project, to a maximum of 75% of costs or a maximum of $500,000. Applicant’s portion of the funding must be substantiated as cash, in-kind or committed funding.
  • Timeline: Next intake for applications is March 1 – 31, 2019.
  • Eligibility: Eligible projects are those that develop or pilot innovative conservation programs, practices and technologies. Eligible costs are those related to the design, development, demonstration, installation, implementation, testing, measurement and performance verification of the project. Project must be completed within four years.

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