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.


Community Energy Conservation Program – New funding announced for 2024.  Fill in and complete the expression of interest form to find out if your project is eligible.


Fortis Alberta:

  • Projects may be awarded up to $7,500
  • Application deadlines are April 30 and September 30
  • Funding now covers the cost of materials and labour

Start grant application here


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 | Rebate is $20,000, plus additional rebate for a high-end mixing valve.

Additional incentives may be available through BCHydro custom application.


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.