Reduce your energy costs

Help your farm prosper by using the best energy source. Natural gas is less expensive than fuel oil and more powerful than electricity; it allows you to save time and money all year round.

By choosing natural gas, we save 90% on maintenance costs for heating equipment and 15% to 20% on energy costs. Every year.

Emmanuel Bertrand, Director of Operations at Rose Drummond

Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 41,500 m3 (85% heating, 15% processes).

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Case study

Several agricultural businesses have decided to choose natural gas as an energy source to reduce their energy costs and reinvest the money saved to improve their competitiveness.

Rose Drummond

Heating greenhouses is no mean feat and costs can quickly skyrocket. An environmentally friendly choice is all well and good, but economic concerns take precedence. In 2012 the price of natural gas became more attractive and commercial programs encouraged the purchase of new equipment. It was time to try something new.

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1 According to the prices in effect from August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020. Based on Énergir rates and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including, in particular, transport, distribution and CATS.

2 Certain conditions apply. Grant amounts will vary, depending on the equipment installed and the building’s characteristics. Only buildings within proximity of the natural gas network are eligible for the grant. . To benefit from the grant, you must submit a signed contract for the distribution and sale of natural gas to the contractor in charge of the work or to the Énergir representative. Grants will only be paid once the natural gas equipment is installed. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request. Grant amounts must not exceed eligible expenses. Program conditions and grant amounts may also be subject to change without prior notice.

3 Offer available from august 21 to september 30, 2020. Grant amounts will vary, depending on the equipment installed and the building’s characteristics. Only buildings within proximity of the natural gas network and which are using heating-oil are eligible for the grant. To benefit from the grant, you must submit a signed contract for the distribution and sale of natural gas to the contractor in charge of the work or to the Énergir representative. Grants will only be paid once the natural gas equipment is installed. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request. Grant amounts must not exceed eligible expenses. Program conditions and grant amounts may also be subject to change without prior notice.