Community Feed-in Tariff (Nova Scotia, Canada)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Nova Scotia|
|Name||Community Feed-in Tariff (Nova Scotia, Canada)|
|Policy Category||Financial Incentive|
|Policy Type||Performance-Based Incentive|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Nova Scotia Department of Energy|
| Last Substantive Modification
The Nova Scotia Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT) Program encourages community-based, local renewable energy projects by guaranteeing a rate per kilowatt-hour for the energy the project feeds into the province’s distribution electrical grid.
Through COMFIT, these smaller producers will be able to supply renewable energy to their specific community. Eligible entities include:
- combined heat and power (CHP) biomass facilities - Community Economic Development Investment Funds (CEDIFs) - co-operatives - Mi'kmaq band councils - municipalities or their wholly owned subsidiaries - not-for-profit organizations - universities
Eligible technologies include: - wind 50 kilowatts (kW) and under, or greater than 50kW - small-scale in-stream tidal - combined heat and power (CHP) biomass - run-of-the-river hydroelectricity
|Department||Nova Scotia Department of Energy|