Carbon Levy - Introduction
This section provides general information on the introduction of carbon pricing in Prince Edward Island under the Climate Leadership Act and regulations.
What is the Carbon Levy?
Prince Edward Island is implementing a made in PEI carbon pricing plan effective April 1, 2019. This is a two part plan:
- A carbon price for consumers, administered by the province.
- An output based pricing system for large emitters administered by the federal government.
Under the Climate Leadership Act and regulations a carbon levy will be charged on consumer purchases of fuels.
When will carbon pricing come into effect?
Carbon pricing will come into effect on April 1, 2019.