Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Agricultural Clean Technology Program: Adoption Stream opens today until June 22nd. Read on for more information on the program and how to apply!
The ACT program, a part of the Government of Canada’s strengthened climate plan, aims to create a supporting environment for the adoption of clean technologies that will support the sustainable growth of the agricultural sector. The ACT Adoption Stream will provide non-repayable grants between $25,000 and $2 million to help producers to purchase and install equipment that reduces greenhouse gas emissions and other associated environmental benefits.
Program priorities are in the following three key areas:
- Green energy and energy efficiency
- Precision agriculture
- Bioeconomy solutions
Examples of eligible activities include:
- Energy-efficient, low-emissions equipment (heating, ventilation, or solar energy systems)
- Nutrient efficiency (soil sensors, yield monitors)
- Bio-product and biomass boiler heating
More examples can be found on the AAFC website.
Cost-sharing contributions towards eligible costs are:
- AAFC – a maximum of 40%
- You – a minimum of 60%
How to apply
For more information on the program and to complete the application and apply, click here.