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.

It pays to save energy—any way you look at it.

  • Solutions tailored to every project and every market.
  • Financial assistance that makes your investment even more cost-effective.
  • Lower operating costs through efficient measures.
  • Clean energy that is more than 99% renewable.
  • Sustainable competitiveness thanks to more optimal energy consumption and lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Looking to promote the program to your clients? We offer incentive compensation for partners and project aggregators.

Calculate* the amount of financial assistance that you could receive

A quick and effective tool to:

  • assess the amount of financial assistance to which you are entitled
  • 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 August 25, 2021 :
version 2.1

Download the OSE tool [EXE 13 MB
– in French only]

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

Duration: 2 minutes 26 seconds

Transcript of the OSE tool video

Transcript of the video (In French only) Outil OSE

    Participant’s Guide, program eligibility and other useful tools

    To be eligible, your project must:

    • 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.

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

    Other tools and legal documents

    *Document for project aggregators – In French only

    Discover concrete effects of our program through our project examples

    See all case projects

    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.

    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 air-conditioning cooling units with a high-efficiency compressor New
    • Installation of air-conditioning cooling units with a variable speed drive on the compressor motor New
    • Installation of EnergyStar qualified air-conditioners New
    • 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 air-conditioning cooling units with a high-efficiency compressor New
    • Installation of air-conditioning cooling units with a variable speed drive on the compressor motor New
    • Installation of EnergyStar qualified air-conditioners New
    • 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)

    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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