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Submission window for the 2021 Energy Manager Awards is now open. Please send in your submissions by May 30, 2022. Apply now.

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Energy Manager program

Energy managers unlock savings you didn't know existed.

For large organizations, a dedicated energy manager is one of the best hires you can make. The Energy Manager program is the largest of its kind in North America, helping to save energy and drive Ontario’s competitiveness.



What does an energy manager do?

Energy managers have the strategic and technical expertise to recommend the energy-saving equipment and technologies that are right for your business. They also have the skills to implement an energy management strategy for your business – working directly with your operations team, vendors and service providers, and managing financial incentives that support project success and benefit your company’s bottom line.

Energy Manager Awards:
Call for submissions is open

Are you working on innovative energy-efficiency projects in your organization? Are you interested in gaining recognition for the work and showcasing the success of your organization? Put your name forward to be considered for one of the Save on Energy 2021 Energy Manager of the Year awards.

Find out more

Support Available for Ontario’s Energy Manager Community

In addition to offering incentives for energy management training, Save on Energy is providing free access to Energy Manager Support Services on a first-come, first-served basis to individuals working in an organization located in Ontario to:

  • improve energy management practices
  • achieve energy savings and reduce energy consumption
  • be part of a learning community of energy managers across the province.

Registering for Energy Manager Support Services will give participants access to:

  • Workshops (group workshops, virtual meetups, annual awards ceremony, etc.)
  • Courses and other online resources through the Energy Manager’s Learning Platform
  • Facilitated working sessions to help your organization implement energy management best practices
  • Tailored expert energy and carbon management coaching support in the following areas:
    • Program rules and requirements
    • Project M&V and program reporting
    • Technical and data analysis
    • Implementing energy management best practices
    • Connecting with peers with similar experience

Register for Energy Management Support Services or contact admin@energymanagerprogram.ca for more information.

Want to learn more about the Energy Manager program?

Contact us at EnergyManagers@ieso.ca.

Why hire an energy manager?

Energy managers mean business. They're trained to find energy savings, identify smart energy investments, secure financial incentives and unlock competitive advantage.



I’ve been an energy manager with Atlantic Packaging since 2012. Since I joined the company, we’ve reduced our electricity costs by ten percent and lowered the Global Adjustment charge by almost 50 percent. My employment contract requires me to reduce consumption by two percent annually at each of our facilities, and that means I’m accountable every day for delivering results based on our company’s energy strategy.
Adam Murree, CEM, CEA, CMVP, Atlantic Packaging

Key documents

Program requirements
Please review and refer to the program requirements for program eligibility criteria.

Open the program requirements (pdf)

Energy Manager program agreement
The Energy Manager program agreement is provided for reference purposes only and may be subject to change. A final form of the agreement will be provided to successful applicants by the IESO for execution.

Open the Energy Manager program agreement (pdf)

Energy Manager program awards


The Energy Manager program awards highlight innovative energy-efficiency projects in organizations across the province. Stay tuned for information about the 2021 award nominations.


2020 Energy Manager program award winners

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