- City Services
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- Nelson Hydro
- Green Energy & Programs
- Energy Retrofit Program
All RDCK and City of Nelson residents are eligible to register for the Regional Energy Efficiency Program (formerly EcoSave*) to access energy upgrade support to lower their energy bill. Once you register, we’ll help you:
Did you know low- and middle-income households (both renters and homeowners) may qualify for:
And in some cases:
We can help by providing information on:
The City of Nelson has many climate programs – and your participation matters! Click here to learn more.
Nelson Hydro generates its own local electricity but can only produce enough to serve about 50% of its customers, so the remainder is purchased through FortisBC. This means that Nelson Hydro customers can access rebates through FortisBC. To visit their website for rebate information, energy-saving tips, and how-to videos - click here. For Nelson Hydro General Information - click here.
When it was launched in 2012, the City of Nelson’s EcoSave program was the first energy efficiency program of its kind to be developed in Canada. In 2019, it was expanded to include the Regional District, creating the Regional Energy Efficiency Program. Over the past decade it has helped over 1,500 homeowners achieve their energy-efficiency goals.
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