Receive financial assistance to conduct an energy analysis and find potential projects involving the efficient use of electricity. Even better, you’ll also receive financial assistance to implement your projects.
- Get up to $50,000 in financial support to conduct an energy analysis on buildings, equipment or processes.
- Find projects that will help you reduce your electricity consumption and costs.
- Receive support from Hydro‑Québec experts.
Following the installation of one or more energy efficiency measures included in the energy analysis:
60% of total eligible costs,
up to a maximum of $30,000.
Perform an energy analysisReceive up to $50,000
Eligibility and documentation
Eligible buildings must be:
- located in Québec
- used for commercial, institutional or industrial activities
- be supplied by Hydro‑Québec’s system or by an eligible off-grid, municipal or cooperative system
Participant’s Guide – Energy Analysis component
This document details all the program requirements. Last updated on June 15, 2023.Participant’s Guide – Energy Analysis component [PDF 176 kB - in French-only]
Learn more about the requirements of the Efficient Solutions ProgramConditions and undertaking [PDF 122 kB - in French only]
See the list of municipal and cooperative systemsMunicipal and cooperative systems [PDF 58 kB]
See the list of off-grid systems whose customers are eligible and the calculation of financial assistanceEligible off-grid systems and calculation of financial assistance [PDF 66 kB - in French only]
Access the notice of participation for aggregatorsNotice of participation – Aggregator* [PDF 706 kB - in French only]
* Document for project aggregator
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Frequently asked questions
What are the advantages of an energy analysis?
With an energy analysis, you can target potential projects involving the efficient use of electricity, demonstrate their feasibility and profitability and obtain financial assistance to help implement them. Once the energy analysis has been carried out, you could receive financial assistance to implement your selected measures. You will also receive support from Hydro‑Québec experts.
I would like to participate in the Energy Analysis component. What do I need to do?
You must first consult the Participant’s Guide – Energy Analysis Component [PDF 176 kB - In French only] to learn about the requirements and the steps to take. You can also rely on engineering consulting services or an industry professional for support, or contact us for more information.
Who is the Energy Analysis component intended for?
The Energy Analysis component is intended for businesses located in Québec that have one or more buildings used for commercial, institutional or industrial activities and that receive their electricity from the Hydro‑Québec grid or from an eligible off-grid, municipal or cooperative system. Please refer to the Participant’s Guide – Energy Analysis Component [PDF 176 kB - In French only] for a complete list of the requirements.
How can I get more information?
Simply contact our customer and partner support services at 1 800 463-9900 for assistance. You can also call on an industry professional, who will be able to guide you through the process.
I am an energy efficiency professional. How can I help my customers participate in the program’s Energy Analysis component?
We encourage industry professionals (engineering consulting firms, contractors, companies specializing in energy, etc.) to promote the program with their customers in order to find and implement energy efficiency projects. For more information, visit the Partners and Project aggregators page.
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