Small Business Energy Solutions
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Efficiency upgrades for your business.

Whether your small business is heated with electricity, oil, gas or other fuels, our Small Business Energy Solutions program offers rebates to cover up to 80% of your project cost for various energy efficiency upgrades. You can also get a free energy assessment and 24-months interest-free financing* on your Nova Scotia Power bill.

*24-months interest-free financing is only available for electrically heated small businesses only.

Benefits of Small Business Energy Solutions

Energy efficiency upgrades will help your business gain a competitive advantage, with benefits such as:

  • Immediate financial savings from using less energy
  • A more comfortable space for employees and customers through better control of temperature and lighting
  • Long-term financial savings as a result of better equipment that is more reliable and requires fewer repairs
Features of Small Business Energy Solutions

We offer a free energy assessment, rebates of up to 80% of your project cost and interest-free financing OAC up to 24 months to offset the cost of purchasing and installing products to meet your unique business needs.

Common Measures
  • Commercial Heating
  • Commercial Lighting
  • Commercial Refrigeration
  • Commercial Kitchen Equipment
  • Variable Frequency Drives
  • Agriculture Products
  • Commercial Laundry

Getting Started

If you’re not sure where to start, or are looking to complete upgrades in multiple areas of your business, we can help identify energy saving opportunities and recommended upgrades. Contact our dedicated Small Business Energy Specialist, Spencer LeBlanc for a free 15 minute energy consultation where he’ll review your power usage, current equipment and discuss next steps to become more efficient. Email  to get started.


  • Available to small business customers whose annual electrical energy consumption is less than 350,000 kWh (approximately $3,800 per month in electricity costs)
  • Pre-approval is required for all SBES projects (incentives will not be paid out for products already purchased)
  • Customers are eligible to receive both rebates and interest-free on bill financing (up to 24 months)
  • New construction projects are not eligible for SBES, retrofit projects only
  • Free energy assessments are available to eligible customers (as determined by Efficiency Nova Scotia)
  • Facility must be located within Nova Scotia
Discover rebates on energy efficient equipment

Our rebate navigator tool will help you find rebates on energy efficient products and technology—allowing you to run your business better, with more reliable and cost saving equipment.