Municipal Affairs and Environment
October 9, 2019

Heat Pump Rebate Pilot Program to Begin Accepting Applications

Today, the Honourable Derrick Bragg, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, announced the Heat Pump Rebate Program pilot will begin accepting applications on October 15.

Through Budget 2019, the Provincial Government announced a one-year, $1 million heat pump pilot program to assist homeowners in increasing the energy efficiency of their homes. Through this program, up to 1,000 homeowners can receive a grant of $1,000 towards the purchase and installation of an eligible heat pump.

Among the eligibility requirements, the applicant must be a homeowner, applicants must have an annual family income of $150,000 or less, and the heat pump must be purchased and installed by certified installers on or after October 15, 2019. For a full list of eligibility requirements and information about the application process, please visit www.nlhydro.com/heatpumprebate external link .

The Heat Pump Rebate Program is fully funded by the Provincial Government, and is delivered in partnership with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

Quotes
“Through initiatives like the Heat Pump Rebate Program pilot, we are working to move this province into a more environmentally and economically sustainable future.”
Honourable Derrick Bragg
Municipal Affairs and Environment

"Hydro is committed to providing tools and programs that help customers make decisions about their energy use. We are pleased to be working with government on this new program and to help customers throughout the province improve the energy efficiency and comfort of their homes while also saving on their electricity bills."
Dawn Dalley
Vice President of Corporate and Customer Service
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro 

Learn more
Information on the Heat Pump Rebate Program Pilot external link

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Media contacts
Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-5449, 691-9466
lynnrobinson@gov.nl.ca 

Erin Squires
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709-737-1311
erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca

2019 10 09                              3:10 p.m.