About

The mission of the ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources naturelles includes supporting, encouraging, promoting and ensuring integrated stewardship of energy transition, innovation and efficiency. This mandate is given to the Department’s Secteur de la transition énergétique.

The Secteur de la transition énergétique coordinates the implementation of all the programs and measures required to meet the energy targets set out by the Gouvernement du Québec and ensure their monitoring.

Energy transition, innovation and efficiency master plan

As part of its mandate, this sector draws up the energy transition, innovation and efficiency master plan with the aim of achieving responsible, sustainable economic development.

The master plan, prepared once every five years, covers the programs and measures to be implemented by government departments, agencies, and energy distributors to achieve the government's energy targets.

Expertise

The Secteur de la transition énergétique is responsible for monitoring the major trends regarding energy, identifying issues and developing, in consultation with government departments and agencies, as well as energy distributors, energy plans, strategies, regulations, standards and other initiatives adapted to Québec’s context, which will help achieve the government’s targets for energy transition, innovation and efficiency.

It is also responsible for developing the various fields of knowledge related to the energy sector, developing long-term forecast scenarios for energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions, producing statistics on the Québec energy sector and ensuring the dissemination of this knowledge.

In addition to offering services and financial assistance programs, the Secteur de la transition énergétique offers expertise and support to citizens and clients in the business and institutional sectors.

Programs and services

The Secteur de la transition énergétique is responsible for administering a number of energy conversion, innovation and efficiency programs intended for the general public, companies, organizations and institutions.

You can find the complete list of its programs (on the French website only), or you can refer to the website’s different sections for detailed information on the conditions applicable to each program.

The Secteur de la transition énergétique also provides program evaluations and various results indicators for its various programs, including the number of participants, GHG emission reduction calculations, energy savings and financial assistance granted since the programs were created.

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