PST Exemption on Renewable Energy Equipment (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Prince Edward Island, Canada

Applies to States or Provinces Prince Edward Island, Canada
Name PST Exemption on Renewable Energy Equipment (Prince Edward Island, Canada))
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Sales Tax Incentive
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Geothermal Electric, Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy No
Inactive Date 2013-04-01
Implementing Sector State/Province

Equipment Requirements Rating of 100 kilowatts or less
Start Date 2005-04-08

Funding Source Prince Edward Island Office of Energy Efficiency

Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15
Last Substantive Modification
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Overview A provincial sales tax (PST) exemption on small-scale renewable energy equipment with a rating of 100 kilowatts or less (100 kilowatts = 340,000 BTUs).

Qualifications Items which are exempt from provincial sales tax include: wind energy generating systems biogas energy generating systems ground-source or geothermal heat pump energy generating systems solar thermal energy collection systems solar photovoltaic energy collection systems drain water heat recovery energy collection devices

The PST exemption on small-scale renewable energy equipment is retroactive to April 8, 2005. If you have purchased an item since April 8, 2005 and paid PST, you may request a tax rebate by completing the form below. You must attach the original invoice or receipt. It will take about six weeks to receive the rebate.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Jennifer MacDonald-Donovan
Department Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs
Division Taxation and Property Records
Address Centre 2nd Floor, Shaw Building
Address 2 95-105 Rochford Street
Place Charlottetown, PE
Zip/Postal Code C1A 7N8
Phone (902) 569-7542
Phone 2 (902) 620-3679
Fax (902) 368-6575