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Rebates & Financing

The solar industry is fortunate to have some great rebates incentivising people to invest in renewable energy technology. There are rebates available for either commercial or residential solar projects.

Rebates

Nova Scotia Solarhomes Program

Efficiency Nova Scotia offers incentives to homeowners for solar PV systems to make solar electricity more affordable than ever. The SolarHomes program helps Nova Scotians harness the sun’s energy by offering rebates on approved solar PV systems. 

The Clean Technology Investment Tax Credit

The Federal Government has announced a tax credit for businesses investing in solar energy starting in Spring 2023. The Clean Technology ITC would provide a 20–30% refundable credit, based on the capital cost of qualifying equipment.

Financing

Canada Greener Homes Loan

The Canada Greener Homes Loan helps Canadians make their homes more energy-efficient and comfortable. It offers interest-free financing up to $40,000, in addition to the Canada Greener Homes Grant to help you complete some of the more major retrofits recommended by your energy advisor.

Halifax Solar City Program

The Solar City program offers property owners in the municipality access to innovative solar energy options, which can be financed through a solar collector account with the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Frequently Asked Questions

We’re here to take the guess work out of solar energy. Is your question not answered here? Shoot us a message and our team will be happy to help!

Depending on which rebate you’re after – SolarHomes or Canada Greener Homes Rebate for residential, or the Tax Credit for Clean Technologies for Commercial projects – there is a different process flow. Some of the rebate efforts we can do for you, and other parts of the process you need to take the lead. Our Customer Success Department is there to help you along the entire process to ensure you’ve secured your rebate before starting the project.

Depending on which rebate you’ve chosen, there are different timelines. The SolarHomes rebate is typically sent to you within 4-6 weeks after project completion, while the Canada Greener Homes Rebate can take upwards of 6 months to get the cheque in your hands. If you have any questions about the rebate process our Customer Success Department will help you along the way.

At Solar Ascent we pride ourselves on Making Solar Simple. That means as much of the process we can take off your hands, we certainly will! That being said, depending on the route you take for your rebate there will be some aspects that you’ll need to take on yourself. You can rest assured that our Customer Success Department will be able to assist you every step of the way.

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Getting Started Couldn’t Be Simpler.

Getting the ball rolling on solar adoption for your home or business is as easy as submitting a form or giving us a call! We’ll help to navigate the available rebates, financing options, and other considerations. We’ll get back to you with specific information on how the solar panels will look on your building or property, how much energy you can expect them to produce, and how much it will cost.