Many home, farm and small business owners have installed "green" energy technology to generate their own electricity and reduce their monthly costs. Where these systems are powered from renewable sources such as wind, flowing water or sunlight, they also provide environmental benefits.


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General Technical Requirements for Distributed Generation (.PDF)

Net Metering Program

Our Net Metering Program is available to any Energy+ Inc. customer who generates electricity primarily for their own use from a renewable energy source (wind, water, solar radiation or agricultural biomass). If a customer produces more renewable energy than they can use, Energy+ will take what they have leftover. The customer will receive a credit or an adjustment on their monthly hydro bill for the energy exported, up to a maximum of the value of electricity consumed from our grid. 

Learn more about how to get your Net Metering project up and running.

Load Displacement

Load displacement refers to a generation facility that’s connected on the customer side of a connection point where the output is used exclusively for the customer's own consumption. 

It allows customers to offset their consumption, and better manage their energy requirements, and cost, through generation. 

Load displacement has a number of potential advantages, including:

  • Lowered energy costs as customers can charge their battery during off-peak rates and use it during peak times to help reduce their energy costs
  • Enhanced energy resiliency during outages as it serves as an alternate source of power
  • Helps mitigate impacts of rising rates as it offsets energy costs

For more information on load displacement and how we can help, email us at generation @energyplus.ca.

FIT / microFIT Customers

The MicroFIT program has been discontinued as of December 2017. New applications are no longer being accepted. To make changes to the name, mailing address or contact on your MicroFIT or FIT account, please submit the request for change, directly to the Independent Electricity System Operator. Energy+ is unable to these account changes, until the IESO acknowledges the customer changes. More information is available from the IESO.

Links of Interest

Powering Ontario's Smart Grid at the Independent Electricity System Operator website.

View Ontario's Electricity Supply Mix.