Business Energy Rebate Online Application

A Business Energy Rebate is offered for PEI commercial operations to become more energy efficient. Any Island business, non-profit and institutional organization, or industrial/agricultural facility can apply to efficiencyPEI for up to 50% of costs to purchase and install approved high-efficiency products and equipment in a non-residential building. Please contact efficiencyPEI for pre-approval for a rebate over $5,000

Click the blue button below to apply online for the Business Energy Rebate.

What do I need to complete the online application?

You will be asked to provide:

  • Full contact information
  • Business GST/HST number
  • Installation address
  • Uploaded documents including:
    • Copies of sales receipts, paid, dated, and outlining purchase location and model numbers for each eligible product (efficiencyPEI reserves the right to verify sales transactions)
    • Completed Lighting Rebate Worksheet, if applicable 
    • Manufacturer Specification sheets
    • Copy of electrical bill showing PEI rate code
    • Payee Registration form
  • Agreement to terms and conditions, as described below

New construction is not eligible for rebates. The building must have been occupied for at least 6 months.

If you have files that are larger than the upload limits, email efficiency@gov.pe.ca. Please do not email any files with personal information.

What products are approved for rebate?

Refer to the table below for a complete list of eligible products, rebate amounts and minimum requirements.

Measure Direct Incentive Description Criteria
Decorative lamp $3 Includes common decorative shaped lamps such as chandelier and candle lamps ENERGY STAR®
General use lamp $4 Includes omnidirectional lamps such as A lamps and globes. ENERGY STAR
Reflector (directional) lamp --- [Small (base size ≤ 20)] $5 Examples include R, BR, MR, PAR lamp shapes ENERGY STAR
Reflector (directional) lamp --- [Large (base size > 20)] $6 Examples include R, BR, MR, PAR lamp shapes ENERGY STAR
Downlight luminaire --- [400-999 lm] $8 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseparable solid state luminaires ENERGY STAR
Downlight luminaire --- [1,000-2,999 lm] $15 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseparable solid state luminaires ENERGY STAR
Downlight luminaire --- [>= 3,000 lm] $20 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseparable solid state luminaires ENERGY STAR
Low-bay luminaire --- [5,000-9,999 lm] $30 Includes recessed, surface, pendant, ceiling mounted luminaires, downlight solid state retrofit kit, inseparable solid state luminaires DLC
1X4 troffer $30 Luminaires for ambient lighting for interior commercial spaces. Includes retrofit kits DLC
2x2 troffer $30 Luminaires for ambient lighting for interior commercial spaces. Includes retrofit kits DLC
2X4 troffer $40 Luminaires for ambient lighting for interior commercial spaces. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Linear ambient luminaire --- [2,500-4,999 lm] $20 Includes DLC category: direct linear ambient luminaires and linear ambient luminaires with indirect components. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Linear ambient luminaire --- [5,000-9,999 lm] $30 Includes DLC category: direct linear ambient luminaires and linear ambient luminaires with indirect components. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Linear replacement lamp --- [2 ft] $2.50 Designed to replace T8/T12/T5 fluorescent lamps DLC
Linear replacement lamp --- [4 ft] $4 Designed to replace T8/T12/T5 fluorescent lamps DLC
Full-cutoff wall-mounted area luminaire --- [300-1,999 lm] $15 Includes retrofit kits DLC
Full-cutoff wall-mounted area luminaire --- [2,000-4,999 lm] $30 Includes retrofit kits DLC
Full-cutoff wall-mounted area luminaire --- [5,000-14,999 lm] $60 Includes retrofit kits DLC
Flood and spot luminaires --- [1,000-4,999 lm] $40 Includes landscape, accent and architectural types. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Flood and spot luminaires --- [5,000-14,999 lm] $100 Includes landscape, accent and architectural types. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Flood and spot luminaires --- [15,000-29,000 lm] $200 Includes landscape, accent and architectural types. Includes retrofit kits DLC
Occupancy sensor - wall-switch or fixture mounted $25 For use with LED or fluorescent systems. The use of a program start ballast is recommended for fluorescent systems  
  $60 For use with LED or fluorescent systems. The use of a program start ballast is recommended for fluorescent systems  
Occupancy sensor - exterior $10 Fixture must automatically shut off during the day by using a timer, photo-sensor or similar technology. For use with LED or fluorescent systems. The use of a program start ballast is recommended for fluorescent systems  
Track or mono-point directional luminaires $15 Includes ceiling-mounted tracks or fixed single head. Replacement lamps not eligible (such as PAR38) DLC
Indoor High bay luminaire – [10,000 – 19,999 lm] $130 Project replacing existing fluorescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor High bay luminaire - [20,000 – 39,999 lm] $200 Project replacing existing fluorescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor High bay luminaire - [40,000 – 54,999 lm] $400 Project replacing existing fluorescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
Indoor High bay other $130.00 Project replacing existing fluorescent lighting may not be eligible DLC
LED replacement lamps for HID lamps [5,000-9,999 lm] $40 Projects replacing HID lamps only. Roadway lighting not eligible DLC
Indoor Refrigerated case luminaire $6.00 Includes both horizontal and vertical lighting installed in refrigerator or freezer case DLC
Outdoor Pole/arm mounted area luminaire - [5,000 – 9,999 lm] $60> Includes retrofit kits. Roadway lighting not eligible DLC
Outdoor Pole/arm mounted area luminaire - [10,000 – 24,999 lm] $160 Includes retrofit kits. Roadway lighting not eligible DL
Outdoor Case lighting for sign retrofit applications $10 Minimum three year warranty. Minimum 60 lumens per watt. Undergone IES testing (LM-79 and LM-80 or equivalent)  
Lighting Controls - Daylight Controls $10 System commissioning is strongly recommended to ensure maximum energy savings. For use with LED or fluorescent systems  
Air Source HP - Small capacity heat pump $600 Minisplit Air Source Heat Pumps ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2020 - EER  ≥ 12.5 SEER  ≥ 20.0 HSPF  ≥ 10.0 (zone 4)
PTHP - tier 1 and tier 2 $350 Packaged Terminal Heat Pumps <11,000 BTU/h - HSPF: 9.3 (zone 4) COP 2.7;  ≥11,000 BTU/h - HSPF: 7.6 (zone 4) COP: 2.5
Open to Closed Cooler Conversion $25 Open multi-deck coolers that are replaced by doored units are eligible for this rebate. New construction projects are not eligible.  
ECM for walk-in cooler $180 Minimum nameplate hp of 1/20  
ECM for standalone retail cooler $60 Minimum nameplate hp of 1/100  
Door frame heater controls $80 Humidity based heater controls that limit heater operation to periods of high relative humidity (when condensation is likely to form) are eligible for rebates. Humidity or conductivity based controls

Where can I find a list of contractors that offer business energy rebates?

View the list of contractors that offer business energy rebates. You can search for a contractor by name or by the service they provide or you can view a list of contractors by county or by program by selecting an option from the "County" and "Program" fields. 

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