Project Description

Fairtax is an industry leader in obtaining government funding in Canada. Our dedicated team of Funding Specialists understands the intricacies of government grant and incentive programs, optimally positioning your organization to secure government funding. We cut through the confusion, uncovering the specific financial resources that allow you to focus on growing through innovation, training employees, and taking your operations to the next level.

Farm Energy Agri-Processing Program

The Farm Energy and Agri-Processing Program (FEAP) shares costs with the Agriculture and Agri-Processing sector on energy efficiency investments. The Program is designed to encourage energy management, resulting in cost savings, energy conservation, and ultimately, reduced greenhouse gas emissions.


Up to 50% of eligible costs, with a maximum funding amount of $250,000.


Application deadline is March 31, 2020. This program is retroactive to April 2016.

Eligible Costs

  • Energy Audits and Assessments
  • Electricity, Natural Gas, and Liquid (Fuel or Water) Submeters
  • New Construction Insulation
  • Lighting
  • Heating & Refrigeration
  • Ventilation
  • Retrofit Insulation

Eligible Energy Efficient Technologies

  • Variable speed drives for pumps, fans, compressors, conveyers, and material handling equipment. (RETROFIT ONLY)
  • Timers, photo-sensors, motion sensors, and programmable logic controllers for energy saving (e.g. for controlling lighting, block heaters, ventilation, heating, etc.) (RETROFIT ONLY)
  • Other CSA / UL approved technologies that are readily available and demonstrate energy or GHG reductions in your processing facility.
  • Combustion Efficiency Analyzers
  • Energy-free outdoor livestock water fountains
  • Curtains and membranes, actuators, controllers, sensors
  • Greenhouse energy curtains
  • Greenhouse heat storage systems
  • Greenhouse CO2 recovery systems
  • Variable speed drives for pumps, fans, compressors, conveyers and material handling equipment
  • Timers (RETROFIT ONLY)
  • Photo-sensors (RETROFIT ONLY)
  • Programmable logic controllers (RETROFIT ONLY)
  • Combustion Efficiency Analyzers
  • Irrigation – retrofit new fixed speed pump with smaller hp (RETROFIT ONLY)
  • Irrigation systems with VFD

*This program is retroactive to April 2016.
**Projects with equipment not listed in the above list may still be considered for funding under the program depending on their energy savings potential, and shall be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


Not sure if your organization qualifies for Government funding? Contact us today at (905) 822-4474 or fill out the form below to schedule a free assessment.

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