The Industrial Systems Program’s five components cover a plant’s entire industrial energy efficiency cycle, from planning through improvements to follow-up.
Stage in which energy management opportunities are identified.
Perform energy audits in the plant.
Take advantage of Hydro-Québec’s support for analysis.
Get financial assistance to review the design of a new facility from an energy efficiency point of view, analyze your current facility’s electricity consumption or optimize your processes and electromechanical systems to determine which measures to implement.
Getting off to a good start
Get up to $25,000 per analysis or $100,000 per site for all your analysis projects.
Stage at which upgrades, major retrofits or projects involving new technologies are carried out.
First implement management, housekeeping or operational measures with a payback period of less than a year that can be defined under the Electricity Consumption Analysis component or the Electricity Management Systems component.
Take advantage of Hydro-Québec’s investment support.
Get financial assistance to implement predefined energy efficiency measures involving lighting, variable-frequency drives (VFDs), compressed air, water chilling and industrial refrigeration.
Get financial assistance to reduce specific electricity consumption—while maintaining or increasing production volume—as part of a plant modernization or retrofit project.
Rate L: Get up to $1 million per project.
Other rates: Get up to $500,000 per project.
Get financial assistance to reduce specific electricity consumption when expanding a plant, adding production lines or building a new plant.
Rate L: Get up to $2 million per project.
Other rates: Get up to $1 million per project.
Stage at which to choose the significant energy uses for which to monitor the impact on electrical energy efficiency of measures implemented, in accordance with your priorities.
Implement an energy management process.
Implement systematic electricity management practices that foster a culture of energy efficiency and generate ongoing electricity savings by means of operational control.
Initiate the energy efficiency process.
Get financial assistance to implement up an electricity management system and to purchase and install continuous measuring instruments in order to identify potential electricity savings opportunities, implement measures and quantify the impacts on an ongoing basis.
Get a cumulative maximum from May 1, 2015, until the end of the Program of $150,000 per site or per service contract for the purchase and installation of continuous measuring instruments and the implementation of an electricity management system, to which may be added additional services for eligible buildings for which Rate L is payable.
This component has been withdrawn from the Industrial Systems Program and replaced with the new Technology and Commercial Demonstration activity.