Provincial Regional and Local Program Rules

A new Interim Framework is taking the place of the Conservation First Framework, which was discontinued effective March 21, 2019 by ministerial directive. The new framework for provincially delivered energy-efficiency programs, also by ministerial directive, will begin April 1.


These documents set out the rules for province-wide, and local/regional distributor programs. As rules are updated, changes will be noted below.


Province-Wide Program Rules

  • Save on Energy Business Refrigeration Incentive Program
  • Save on Energy Low Income Home Assistance Program

Local/Regional Program Rules

New Local/Regional Programs, designed by LDCs to serve their communities or regions, can be submitted for review and approval as part of a CDM Plan, or on an on-going basis. Approved Program Rules are posted below.