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Rebates and benefits on Milking Equipment component — Efficient Farming Products program

Rebates and benefits

Improve milk quality while conserving energy.

New products

Hydro-Québec is offering a rebate on the purchase and installation of certain milking equipment beginning September 19, 2016.

˲More information on new eligible products

˲ Consult the pamphlet [PDF – 3.0 MB]

Did you purchase a plate heat exchanger before this date? You must fill out the new form that can be found under the How to apply tab.

Hydro-Québec will make sure the model appears in the list of eligible products, which was in effect before September 19, 2016.

Important notice

The rules concerning the acquisition and installation of products under all Program components have changed.

˲More information on new eligible products

Rebate on purchase and installation

If you plan to replace some of your milking and milk storage equipment, or if you wish to purchase new equipment, consider energy-efficient models.

In addition to consuming less energy than standard models, this equipment offers the benefit of improved milk quality—an important factor to consider when making the investment.

Product type

Purchase Rebates

Plate heat exchanger $1 000
Variable-speed milk pump NEW $350
Variable-frequency drive vacuum pump NEW $750
Milk cooler heat recovery system connected to the water tank NEW $750

*The amount of the rebate applies to equipment purchase and installation costs.

Program benefits

Quick and easy

  • Quick and easy rebate on purchase and installation
  • Faster payback

Very high efficiency

Energy savings of up to 55% on chilling milk, by lowering the temperature from 36°C down to 16°C–21°C before sending it to be stored in the tank at 3°C.

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