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Submit a Project on Catered projects component – Retrofit — Industrial Systems program

Submit a Project

Get financial assistance to carry out a project aimed at reducing specific electricity consumption when retrofitting your plant and equipment, while maintaining or increasing production volume.

Important notice: Changes to the Industrial Systems Program as of February 15, 2017
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First things first

We urge you to read about the Program before applying.

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˲ Participant’s Guide – February 15, 2017 (in French only) [PDF] 
General Program conditions and requirements, plus objectives, services, eligibility criteria, terms and requirements specific to the Retrofit option of the Catered Projects component.

Note: In case of any discrepancy between the French and English versions, the French version shall prevail. In case of any discrepancy, the Participant’s Guide takes precedence over the terms and conditions stated on this site.

List of main changes made to the component


  • Step 1 – Present project proposal

    IMPORTANT: Before starting work, you must fill out the Project proposal form as well as the bids for the purchase and installation of equipment and the breakdown of other estimated costs and e-mail them to

  • Step 2 – Hydro-Québec acknowledges receipt and confirms eligibility of proposal

  • Step 3 – Submit measurement plan, if applicable

  • Step 4 – Hydro-Québec accepts measurement plan

  • Step 5 – Take “before” measurements, if applicable

  • Step 6 – Hydro-Québec accepts retrofit project, if applicable, and signs agreement

  • Step 7 – Equipment start-up

  • Step 8 – Measurements after work, if applicable

  • Step 9 – Submission of completed project

  • Step 10 – Payment of financial assistance

Frequently asked questions

To take part in the Program, you absolutely must submit your project proposal form, if required, before the work . Otherwise, your project will be refused.

Call the Industrial Systems Program’s business customer services at 1 800 463-9900, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Your request for assistance will be forwarded to a technical expert, who will call you to answer your questions and guide you through the process.

Like costs, electricity savings associated with the equipment are ineligible and must be taken out of the calculation of financial assistance under the Program.

If you don’t think you can meet the deadline set out in the agreement, please contact Hydro-Québec right away to make the necessary arrangements. Send an e-mail to the person in charge of reviewing your project before the date in question, giving the reasons for your extension request. Be sure to indicate your project number, as well as the extra time needed. Hydro-Québec will consider your request. It reserves the right to accept or refuse an extension request or to set a deadline other than the one requested. Hydro-Québec will let you know by e-mail whether it accepts or refuses your extension request.

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