Extending the Three-Phase Electrical Grid
Financial Assistance Available for Agri-Food Enterprises
Québec’s Énergie et des Ressources naturelles department has just announced the details of its Programme d’extension du réseau triphasé, a new initiative intended to aid in the modernization of the agri-food sector.
The stated objectives of the program are as follows:
- To extend three-phase electrical grid access to agricultural and agri-food businesses in unserved areas
- Reduce GHG emissions from agricultural and agri-food businesses in rural areas
- Reduce fossil fuel energy consumption by agricultural and agri-food businesses in rural areas.
Financial assistance may cover up to 75% of eligible expenses with an individual ceiling of $250,000.
The deadline for applications is January 15, 2021.
For more information, go to the program page of the Gouvernement du Québec website.