Whether you are beginning a renovation project or planning a new building or a plant, our program makes sense for your company—any way you look at it. You could receive financial assistance equal to as much as 75% of your eligible costs.

Maximize your efficiency for the economic recovery

It pays to save energy.

  • Solutions tailored to every project and every market.
  • Financial assistance equal to as much as 75% of your eligible costs.
  • Clean energy that is more than 99% renewable.

Does energy efficiency make financial sense?

The impact of energy efficiency:

  • Reduce operating costs and recoup your investment more quickly.
  • Choose the solution that is the best fit for your company.
  • Reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.

Discover the benefits of our program

 

Receive financial assistance that covers up to 75% of your eligible costs.

Recoup your investment more quickly

  • Financial assistance makes your investment even more cost-effective.
  • Twice as much financial assistance for certain measures.
  • Incentive compensation for partners and project aggregators.

An improved program

  • A wide variety of measures, 200 of which are predefined for all types of projects.
  • New eligible measures, including thermal storage.
  • A tool to calculate savings with an integrated application for financial assistance.

A forward-looking program

  • The cleanest energy, from a renewable source.
  • Helps reduce greenhouse gases.
  • Sustainable competitiveness.

Take concrete action to improve your company’s energy efficiency

Make your heating more efficient

Save on your electricity bill by optimizing your energy consumption.

Optimize the power demand of your equipment

Decrease your power needs by installing thermal storage equipment.

Limit losses related to lighting

Decrease your demand for energy thanks to efficient equipment and smart systems.

Discover concrete effects of our program through our project examples

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List of products that are eligible for financial assistance under the Efficient Solutions Program’s Simplified Option

  • Installation of LED fixtures with or without DLC Premium rating
  • Installation of geothermal heat pumps
  • Installation of heat pumps in a mixed water loop system
  • Installation of aerothermal heat pumps
  • Installation of a thermal storage unit
  • Improvements to the thermal envelope (walls, roof, windows)
  • Drain water heat recovery
  • Recovery of heat from air and pool enclosures
  • Recovery of heat from air vents
  • Recovery of heat discharged by refrigeration systems (arena, curling rink)
  • Installation of variable-frequency drives (range hood, HVAC system, pump motor, fan motor)
  • Improvements to the efficiency of an arena or curling rink ice refrigeration system (CO2, ammonia)
  • Installation of an HVAC control system
  • Installation of an induction cooktop
  • Installation of solar panels to preheat domestic hot water
  • Installation of a solar wall to preheat fresh air
  • Installation of LED fixtures with or without DLC Premium rating
  • Installation of geothermal heat pumps
  • Installation of aerothermal heat pumps
  • Installation of a thermal storage unit
  • Improvements to the thermal envelope (walls, roof, windows)
  • Drain water heat recovery
  • Recovery of heat from air vents
  • Recovery of heat discharged by a refrigeration system (food stores)
  • Installation of variable-frequency drives (range hood, HVAC system, pump motor, fan motor)
  • Improvements to the efficiency of a food refrigeration system (CO2, ammonia) for food stores
  • Use of efficient snow cannons at ski hills
  • Installation of an HVAC control system
  • Installation of an induction cooktop
  • Installation of a solar wall to preheat fresh air
  • Installation of LED fixtures with or without DLC Premium rating
  • Installation of efficient air compressors (max 200 hp)
  • Installation of a solar wall to preheat fresh air
  • Installation of variable-frequency drives for pumping processes (max 500 hp)
  • Installation of a high-efficiency compressor on a refrigeration system (max 100 T)
  • Installation of variable-frequency drives on refrigeration system components (compressor, condenser ventilation, evaporator fan)

Calculate* the amount of financial assistance that you could receive

A quick and effective tool to:

  • assess the amount of financial assistance you are entitled to
  • validate the eligibility of your initiatives
  • submit your request for financial assistance

*Download the latest version of the software to take advantage of the most recent program updates.
Current version updated on June 9, 2020 :
version 2.0

Download the OSE tool [EXE 12.9 MB
– in French only]

How to use the OSE financial assistance calculation tool (In French only)

Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds

Transcript of the video Outil OSE

Transcript of the video (In French only) Outil OSE

    A simplified process

    Discover the eligibility conditions and steps for receiving financial assistance in our Participant’s Guide [in French only].

    Download the Guide [PDF 620 Kb – in French only]

    Program eligibility

    To be eligible, your project must, among other things:

    • be implemented in at least one eligible building.
    • target measures designed to improve the energy efficiency of a building, a plant, a piece of equipment, a process or a system.

    The Participant’s Guide contains a full list of eligibility criteria.

    Did you know that if your project is innovative, complex or tailored and if it is not covered by OSE, you may still receive financial assistance under our Customized Option?

     

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    Transitional rules

    The program terms and conditions were modified on June 9, 2020. As a result, if you took steps to participate in the program before that date, please refer to the transitional rules.

    Obtain incentive compensation by becoming a business partner

    Hydro-Québec is looking for partners and project aggregators who would like to participate in its programs and promote them to their customers.

    Become a partner or an aggregator

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