Bring Back the GreenON Energy Rebate Program
Jim Bolger, one of the owners of Waterloo Energy Products in Maryhill Ontario and the current president of the Ontario Geothermal Association (OGA) decided to write to Premier Doug Ford asking him to reverse the Progressive Conservative government's decision to terminate the Green Ontario Fund, or
On June 19, Ford and his government announced that they are
Jim Bolger wants to fight to save the program and says that there is a solid business case to be made. He would like an opportunity to sit down and discuss those benefits with the new Doug Ford government. The Economic Impact Report was just released from the Clean Energy Canada and Efficiency Canada that offered insights into how households can save upwards of $114 per year through energy efficiency upgrades, and that 118,000 annual jobs would be created between now and 2030 in Canada due to economic activity associated with energy efficiency.
Unfortunately, over 1,500 contractors in Ontario who signed up for the program are left uncertain after spending their own time and money investing in new training, upgrading machinery and hiring more employees to help with the increased workflow. Many of these contractors that participated in the program will not see a return on their investment and have may have to lay off workers as market demand softens due to the removal of incentives.
Join Waterloo Energy Products, OGA and others try to get the rebate program back. Please show your support by signing a petition for Doug Ford to bring back the Green Ontario Fund. Click the link below to sign the petition. Thanks in advance.
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