Electricity discount programs to spur investment

For projects launched prior to January 1, 2019, a business must submit no later than December 31, 2018 its application comprising the following documents:

  • the signed form, available on the Ministère des Finances website;
  • an investment budget that includes a description of the project and of the nature of the investments, and provides a time frame for expenses.

The application’s receivability is contingent on the above documents being sent by December 31, 2018.

Under the March 2016 and March 2017 Québec Economic Plan and the Fall 2018 Update on Québec's Economic and Financial Situation, the government announced the extension of the establishment of electricity discount programs:

Through the programs, the businesses targeted, that carry out one or more eligible investment projects, can receive government assistance in the form of reduced electricity costs in their establishments.