Solar Rebates & Energy Efficiency Incentives Manitoba
(Complete Guide 2019)
Manitoba Energy Incentives
Unfortunately, Manitoba has one of the fewest solar and energy rebate programs in the country. The only energy efficiency incentives are the ones provided by Manitoba Hydro while the only solar incentives are federally available across the Canada.
The solar energy rebates on this page are denoted by a sun symbol () while energy and energy efficiency rebates are denoted by a bolt symbol ().
You can read from top to bottom, or simply jump to your preferred energy incentive category by selecting it below:
If you’ve read this page, the Complete Manitoba Columbia Solar Guide, and are interested in installing a system with a qualified installer, you can request an estimate by filling out the form here. Our pre-screened installers are eligible for all rebates and can fill out the necessary paperwork on your behalf.
Utility Energy Incentives
Manitoba Hydro’s Rebates are available to their customers for a wide variety of home energy upgrades including:
- Home Insulation Upgrades
- Energy Efficient Lighting (LED)
- New Efficient Home Design, and
- Old Refrigerator Retirement
In addition, low income residents can apply for the Affordable Energy Program which offers free and low cost home energy upgrades and Indigenous residents can apply for the Indigenous Communities and Energy Efficiency Program which given access to a dedicated energy efficiency specialist to help identify energy savings opportunities.
Similar to some regions in BC, Manitoba Hydro also offers free Water and Energy Saving Kits to all of it’s customers.
Manitoba’s only Solar Rebate Program ended in May 2018.
Federal & Other Energy Incentives
EnergyHub.org Solar Cash Incentive
The Solar Cash Incentive offered by EnergyHub.org can be claimed in addition to any rebate program offered on this page. The total rebate amount is relatively small ($152), but it’s super easy to claim.
Federal Tax Provision for Clean Energy Equipment
The Federal Tax Provision for Clean Energy Equipment is a tax policy offered through the federal government that allows Canadian businesses to fully expense their clean energy equipment purchases (solar included). This means a CCA rate of 100% and the abolishment of the first year rule.
Please visit National Resources Canada for more solar and energy incentives for business and commercial applications in Manitoba.
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