Effective July 1, 2015, the Residential Energy Rebate ended.
Please note that remaining applications for rebates must be received within 36 months after the eligible product to which it applies has been supplied.
The Residential Energy Rebate (RER) provides a rebate equivalent to the 8% provincial portion of the 13% Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) charged on consumption of energy for residential purposes.
The rebate is available to all residents regardless of income who are invoiced for energy use in their residence and is based on the pre-HST cost of residential energy.
To be eligible for the rebate, the energy product must:
Eligible sources of energy include:
Ineligible sources of energy include:
The Residential Energy Rebate will be effective for invoices dated on or after September 1, 2011 for heating oil, propane and other energy products.
For electricity, the rebate will be applied to invoices with a meter reading date on or after October 1, 2011.
The following products are eligible for a point of sale rebate when delivered by the supplier to a residential establishment:
Applications are only required where:
Consumer applications are available by
Bulk supplier applications are available by
Applications must be sent to:
Further information on the Residential Energy Rebate can be obtained by calling 1-866-990-3444 toll free or by email at ResidentialEnergyRebate@gov.nl.ca
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