Energy specialist funding

We fund energy specialist positions to work with large commercial natural gas customers on projects that will result in significant energy savings.

Eligibility

  1. You must be a FortisBC commercial rate class natural gas customer.
  2. You must consume at least 30,000 gigajoules of natural gas per year.
  3. You must have completed energy-efficiency projects within the past 12 months.
  4. If located in a FortisBC electricity service area and applying for electricity rebates, you must consume a minimum of 10 gigawatt hours of electricity per year.
  5. Preference will be given to customers who have:
  • a significant number of potential projects that will result in large natural gas savings and are eligible for FortisBC energy-efficiency rebates
  • participated in a FortisBC energy assessment
  • an existing BC Hydro energy manager who has been with the organization for at least six months
  • completed or drafted a Strategic Energy Management Plan signed off by BC Hydro
Find a complete list of requirements in our frequently asked questions about energy specialists.

Program details

Hiring a FortisBC-funded energy specialist can help your company:

  • develop and execute projects that result in natural gas savings
  • participate in FortisBC rebate programs to realize cost savings
  • work with your BC Hydro energy manager on projects that result in both natural gas and electricity savings

How to apply

  1. Determine your organization’s eligibility by reading the frequently asked questions.
  2. Complete the Energy Specialist Program application and email it to energyspecialist@fortisbc.com.
  3. We’ll verify if your company meets the eligibility criteria and follow up with you if additional information is required.

We’re here to help

For more information, read the frequently asked questions, contact your key account manager or email energyspecialist@fortisbc.com.