Changes to the AREF and CEPP Funding Programs

Categories: News
Published on: April 15, 2015

OSEA / 15 April 2015

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) informed us that it is developing a new funding program that will improve and consolidate the Community Energy Partnerships Program (CEPP) with the Aboriginal Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), the Municipal and Public Sector Energy Partnerships Program (MPSEPP), and Aboriginal Transmission Fund (ATF) Programs.

For more details on the impending changes and what they mean to proponents who are in the process of preparing their applications under the current programs, please see the following links:

Important Dates:

  • May 4th: Submission Deadline for Funding Applications under the current programs
  • May 15th: Target Date to post new program details for review and commentary

The IESO aims to launch the new consolidated funding program, with an annual budget of $10 million, in June 2015.