Community Energy Efficiency Program

Community Energy Efficiency Program

We offer municipalities the opportunity, support, and resources to hire an energy efficiency advocate to create and implement community energy efficiency plans with guidance from our energy experts.

These plans help communities lower their overall energy consumption by taking part in Efficiency Manitoba’s programs for energy efficiency upgrades. Hired by the municipality, the energy efficiency advocate helps foster a culture of conservation in the community, empowering its citizens to participate in energy-saving initiatives.

Check out our Program Guide for more information.

Funding

We pay 80% of the advocates salary up to a maximum of $40,000 each year.

Technical Support

We provide frequent and direct access to Efficiency Manitoba program staff and technical experts who will assist with energy efficiency training.

Energy & Bill Savings

Increased community participation in energy efficiency programs will lead to energy and bill savings.

4 Simple Steps

  1. APPLY

    We’ll be accepting applications from September 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020.

  2. GET FUNDING APPROVAL

    We’ll announce the results on January 4, 2021. Funding agreements will be signed after this date.

  3. HIRE AN ENERGY ADVOCATE

    Selected communities will hire an energy efficiency advocate with guidance from Efficiency Manitoba. The funding and advocates start date will be April 1, 2021.

  4. CREATE AND DELIVER ENERGY EFFICIENCY PLAN

    The advocate works with us and the community to construct a comprehensive minimum two-year Community Energy Efficiency Plan aimed at reducing energy use.

  5. SAVE 

    Lower energy bills and enjoy the energy savings.

Does your community qualify?

  • Your community is a municipality recognized under The Municipal Act.
  • Your community has demonstrated commitment to energy efficiency and/or sustainability initiatives.

See Program Handbook for more information.