Transitional rules applicable to the Catered Component of the Industrial Systems Program, including the former Retrofit and New Plant, Expansion or Addition of Production Line Components

The Industrial Systems Program was amended on November 19, 2018.

If you took steps to join the Industrial Systems Program – Catered Component before November 19, 2018, please read the information below to learn about your options.

Select the situation that applies to your project.

You started work if you issued your first purchase order or signed your first service contract related to the project.

You have two options.

  1. Submit your project under the Efficient Solutions Program.

    If your project qualifies under the Efficient Solutions Program – Simplified Option, you can submit your project in accordance with the requirements set out in the Participant’s Guide in effect on November 19, 2018. (See the transitional rules applicable to this option.)

    Your project, which was registered under the Catered Component, will be canceled and registered under the Simplified Option. You will receive a new project number when you submit your completed project under that option.

  2. Submit your project under the Catered Component of the Industrial Systems Program in accordance with the requirements in effect on Hydro-Québec’s confirmed date of receipt of the compliant project proposal.

    If your project does not qualify under the Efficient Solutions Program – Simplified Option, you must submit it under the Catered Component of the Industrial Systems Program in accordance with the requirements in effect on Hydro-Québec’s confirmed date of receipt of the compliant project proposal.

  1. (a) If your project qualifies under the Efficient Solutions Program – Simplified Option, you can submit it under that option in accordance with the requirements in effect on November 19, 2018.

    Your project, which was registered under the Catered Component, will be canceled. You will receive a new project number when you submit your completed project under the Simplified Option.

    (b) Submit your project under the Catered Component of the Industrial Systems Program in accordance with the requirements in effect on Hydro-Québec’s confirmed date of receipt of the compliant project proposal.

  2. If your project does not qualify under the Efficient Solutions Program – Simplified Option, you have two options.

    (a) Subject to Hydro-Québec’s approval, submit your project under the Customized Option if it meets the applicable requirements in effect on November 19, 2018.

    If it does qualify, your project will be canceled under the Catered Component and registered under the Customized Option

    Submit your project to Hydro-Québec right away to make sure it qualifies.

    (b) Submit your project under the Catered Component of the Industrial Systems Program in accordance with the requirements in effect on Hydro-Québec’s confirmed date of receipt of the compliant project proposal.

Your project doesn’t qualify for any program.

Your project could qualify under the Simplified Option or Customized Option of the Efficient Solutions Program.

Previous program terms and conditions

The project shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the Participant’s Guide in effect on the date the Proposal is submitted, provided that it meets Program requirements.

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