Transitional rules applicable to the Prescriptive Measures Component of the Industrial Systems Program

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

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

Select the situation that applies to your project. You are deemed to have started work if you issued your first purchase order or signed your first service contract related to the project.


You have two options:

  1. 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 Prescriptive Measures 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. You can submit your project under the Prescriptive Measures Component of the Industrial Systems Program, in accordance with the requirements set out in the Participant’s Guide in effect on the project start date.

You must submit your project under the Efficient Solutions Program – Simplified Option in accordance with the requirements set out in the Participant’s Guide and in effect on the project start date. (See the transitional rules applicable to this option.)

Your project, which was registered under the Prescriptive Measures 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.

Your project doesn’t qualify for any program.

Your project may qualify for the Efficient Solutions Program – Simplified Option.

If it does, Hydro-Québec may ask you for paperwork explaining the reason for the start date.

Past requirements under the Prescriptive Measures Component of the Industrial Systems Program

The requirements applicable to the project are those that are in effect on the project start date.

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