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Business Conservation

Changes have been made to how Conservation Programs are Delivered in Ontario.

The Save on Energy Incentives for businesses feature below are managed directly by the IESO.  See the links below or contact the IESO for further information about eligibility

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Small Business Lighting Incentives up to $2,000

See your business in a new light with up to $2,000 in Save on Energy incentives towards eligible energy-efficient lighting upgrades. Offered through the IESO, all types of businesses with 50 or fewer employees on site at any point in time can participate. Eligibility excludes previous participants of the Small Business Lighting Program from 2016 – 2019.

Learn more about IESO Small Business Lighting Incentive

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Retrofit Program

Receive Save on Energy Retrofit incentives through the IESO for a variety of energy efficient measures available under three streams: Lighting, HVAC, and Manufacturing and other equipment. Open to building owners or lessees in commercial, industrial, institutional, Multi-family buildings and Agricultural sectors.

Eligibility also open to eligible small businesses offering incentives for a wide variety of equipment for everything from walk-in freezers for foodservice operators to photocells and timers for greenhouse operators.

Learn more about the IESO Retrofit program

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Agricultural Incentives

Looking to improve your greenhouse or barn operations and bottom line? Learn more about the Save on Energy agriculture incentives from the IESO. Equipment Incentives include LED grow lights, Dual and natural exhaust vents, high-efficiency ventilation exhaust fans, recirculation ventilation fans and photocells and timers for lighting controls.

Learn more about IESO Incentives for Agriculture

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Foodservice Distributor Discount Program

Instant Save on Energy discounts through the IESO on your purchase of eligible energy-efficient commercial food service equipment .. Up to $1,000 off eligible equipment with lasting benefits. Receive upfront discounts on your purchase and improve your businesses’ bottom line by reducing maintenance costs and receiving faster returns on your investments.

Learn about the IESO Foodservice Distributor Discount Program 

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Energy Manager Program

The IESO offers provides Save on Energy incentives to hire an energy manager or complete a business energy assessment. Designed for small and medium enterprises looking to lower energy use, operating costs and emissions while boosting competitiveness.

Learn more about the Energy Managers Program

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Training and Support

IESO's Save on Energy provides incentives of up to 50 per cent on a range of training programs, making it easy for your team to access the most relevant, up-to-date training. By taking part in energy management training, your employees can gain the right skills to find energy saving opportunities, implement new solutions within your organization and develop their careers.

Learn more about training and support opportunities