Funding sources for REALice

There is funding available for the REALice Technology across Canada

Check with your local key account representative for gas and electricity and with your provincial government for any additional funding sources.


Fortis Alberta: $5,000 grant may be available to municipalities within the Fortis Alberta service area.

Emission Reduction Alberta’s Energy Savings for Business (ESB) Program: Funding may be available for businesses or non-profits. Contact us for more info.

Community Facility Enhancement Program 

Financial assistance to purchase, build, renovate, or upgrade public-use community facilities. Learn more


British Columbia


FortisBC rink de-aerator rebate program for gas and electric customers | To start the process: Load the application form and send it to start the process back signed to info(at) | Rebate is $20,000.


Indigenous communities: The Province of British Columbia’s Community Energy Leadership Program


Pacific Northern Gas 

Incentives for natural gas reduction are available. Contact us to learn more.



If you are an Enbridge Gas customer: Call Enbridge at 1-866-844-9994 or email them at for more information.

Save on Energy offers 13 cents/kWh saved through the custom projects program.


Check out: Consumption Savings in Ontario: The Utilities Weigh In

Federation of Canadian Municipalities


There might be grants available through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. That’s how the City of Calgary put in REALice into ALL its municipally owned-and-operated arenas.

All other Canadian Provinces and Territories


Contact your local utility provider to see what they are offering in incentives when you make the switch to using unheated water for your ice resurfacing.