Funding sources for REALice

There is funding available for the REALice Technology across Canada

Please make sure to check with your local key account representative for gas and electricity and with your provincial government for any additional funding sources.


Funding sources for Alberta

REALice has received funding support up to 50% from the TAME+ program in the past two years.

An energy audit with an engineering firm is needed, which then specifies the REALice solution into their recommendations.

Check both the MCCAC and EEA websites for any announcements.


Businesses and Not-for-Profits:
Non-Profit Energy Efficiency Transition (NEET) Program

Indigenous Communities:


British Columbia

Funding sources for British Columbia

Qualify for incentives with FortisBC’s rebates and offers for high-efficiency equipment:

FortisBC Commercial Natural Gas Customers: 

What you need to know:
– Minimum 1200 GJ combined energy savings (that is 3 ice sheets or more within your municipality)
– Need to do an energy study 
– Willing to implement REALice technology to meet the savings target of 1,200 GJ within 18 months


Contact your FortisBC Gas representative


FortisBC Commercial Electric Customers: 

Funding is also available for FortisBC commercial electric customers – see an overview what you need to know.

Simply contact your FortisBC electricity technical advisor to find out more.




FortisBC conducted the large scale pilot with REALice in 2014 and had included the technology in their custom incentive program.



Funding sources for Ontario

Municipal GHG Challenge Fund – a Grant program from the Province of Ontario to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and transition to a low-carbon economy. Find out more here.


If you are an Enbridge Gas customer:
Call Enbridge at 1-866-844-9994 or email them at for more information on their incentive offer.


If you are a Union Gas customer:
Contact your key account representative. Prescriptive program with incentive paid out at $1,500.- per ice pad


Save on Energy program (Hydro):
Qualifying customers can earn incentives up to 10¢ per kWh save up to 50% of project cost. Important, project must be pre-approved prior to ordering the equipment.  Click here to learn more


Funding sources for Saskatchewan

Incentives may be available when electric savings from a combined energy retrofit can take off 15% of your baseline.

REALice enables 10%-12% and combined with an other upgrade (i.e. variable speed drives, LED lightning upgrade…) you may qualify for incentives from SaskPower.

Contact your SaskPower representative.

Quebec, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nunavut, Yukon, North West Territories

Contact your local utility provider to see what they are offering in incentives when you make the switch to using unheated water for your ice resurfacing.

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