Programs Available Within Alberta

Below is a list of available programs to help ease the costs to those who wish to invest in a solar photovoltaic system.  We are more than happy to apply for these grants on behalf of you and/or your organization, if permitted by the program administering entity.

Residential Program(s)

  1. Energy Efficiency Alberta Residential Solar Program
    • up to 30% cost reduction via a direct rebate to the homeowner
  2. City of Medicine Hat Solar Program 
    • $1000/kW of array size to a maximum of $5,000

Commercial Program(s)

  1. Energy Efficiency Alberta Commercial Solar Program
    • Up to 25% cost reduction via a direct rebate to the building owner
  2. Federal Government Capital Cost Allowance
    • Costs for renewable energy project are permitted to be written-off at an accelerated rate over 5-years

Agri-Business

  1. Alberta Agriculture On-Farm Solar Program
    • Up to 35% cost reduction via a direct rebate to the farm or agri-business owner
  2. Federal Government Capital Cost Allowance
    • Costs for renewable energy projects are permitted to be written-off at an accelerated rate over 5-years

First Nations

  1. Alberta Indigenous Relations Solar Program
    • Up to 80% cost reduction via a direct rebate to the Nation or Nation's Organization

Municipalities and Non-Profits

  1. Alberta Municipalities Solar Program
    • Up to 25% cost reduction via a direct rebate to the municipality
  2. Alberta Ecotrust Grant
    • Determined on a case by case basis
  3. City of Edmonton Ecocity Grant
    • Determined on a case by case basis
  4. City of Edmonton Community League Infrastructure Program
    • Determined on a case by case basis
"Thanks to Great Canadian Solar we now have a PV system of the highest quality that students can learn from for many years to come."

- James R. Sandercock, PhD Chair - Alternative Energy Technology School of Sustainable Building and Environmental Management NAIT