March 14, 2017 – The Alberta Government has made available the details of the proposed rebate on the carbon levy. Full details can be found here:  http://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/general/progserv.nsf/All/pgmsrv460

As previously announced this applies only to greenhouses heated with natural gas or propane, and only for eligible production area. Submission of Applications will be accepted during the following Application submission dates:

  1. July 1, 2017 – August 15, 2017
  2. January 1, 2018 – February 15, 2018
  3. July 1, 2018 – August 15, 2018
  4. January 1, 2019 – February 15, 2019

To apply a grower must fill out the application form, including a calculation for eligible fuel use.  Provide invoices for natural gas or propane for the application period and complete a mandatory producer survey.  Please note at this time the survey link only works in Internet Explorer.  Forms can be submitted by email or regular mail as per the application.

To be eligible, you must have a commercial greenhouse in Alberta with sales of eligible crops exceeding $20,000 in the 12-month period prior to application.  Eligible crops include vegetables, fruits, bedding plants, cut flowers, ornamental plants, tree seedlings, medicinal plants and other plants grown in commercial greenhouses. For further information, please contact Alberta Agriculture at 310-FARM (3276) or agrp@gov.ab.ca

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