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Save on Energy conservation programs are designed to make it easy to manage your electricity use. The programs for residential and commercial customers are funded through the Independent Electricity System Operator and offered by Ottawa River Power.

Residential Programs

Heating and Cooling Incentive

Save up to $850 with furnace and central air conditioning rebates. Customers with electric heat can receive up to $4,000 in heat pump rebates.

Deal Days

The next Deal Days event will be held in Fall 2019. No coupons are required; save instantly at point of purchase in the store.

Home Assistance Program

Ottawa River Power and the IESO (Independent Electricity Systems Operator) have joined together under the Home Assistance Program (HAP) to help Ontario homeowners and tenants make their home more energy efficient. HAP provides income eligible homeowners, residents and tenants with free energy upgrades in their home. Old and inefficient equipment is replaced with new equipment that uses less electricity. To apply, contact GreenSaver at 1.855.591.0877 or

Affordability Trust Fund

Ontario’s new AffordAbility Fund is available if the cost of energy-saving upgrades is out of reach. Ottawa River Power and community services are working together to help you lower your home energy use and your electricity bill by installing energy-saving upgrades. Free upgrades you may qualify for include: Energy Star certified LEDs, Energy Star certified appliances, or insulation and weatherstripping. Sign up online at

Whole Home

Enbridge Gas offers the Home Energy Conservation Program. Visit their website at or call 1.877.SAVE.GAS (1.877.728.3427) for more information.

Business Programs

Small Business Lighting Program

If your business qualifies, receive up to $2,000 in free upgrades. This turnkey program provides a free assessment and incentives. Incentives are based on the lighting you choose and the operating hours of your business.

Business Refrigeration Incentives

If your business qualifies, receive a free energy assessment and up to $2,500 in free upgrades. Upgrading to a more efficient system can improve lighting, reduce moisture and lower electricity costs. Installation of new measures will be performed.


Install energy efficient equipment and receive up to 50% of your projects costs through the RETROFIT program. Examples of measures are lighting retrofits, lighting controls, HVAC redesign, chiller replacement and variable speed drives. Measures that provide sustainable, measurable and verifiable savings in demand or energy are eligible.

Audit Funding

Understand how you use your energy; receive up to 50% off the cost of an energy audit.

High Performance New Construction

Design assistance and incentives are available for building owners and planners who integrate energy efficiency into their building design.

Contact Us

For more information on how to save energy, please contact the CDM Manager at 613.732.3687 X228 or