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Last day for 2018 carbon rebates in Alberta


February 15, 2019
By Greenhouse Canada

For greenhouse operators in Alberta, February 15, 2019 is the last day to submit 2018 invoices for a carbon tax rebate.

The Alberta Greenhouse Rebate Program provides eligible greenhouse operators with a rebate of 80 per cent of the carbon levy paid on natural gas and propane purchases used for heating the greenhouse production area.

To be eligible, commercial greenhouses must have generated over $20,000 in sales in the past 12 months. New start-ups with less than 12 months of operation must exceed $20,000 in the 12 months after application.

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Eligible crops include vegetables, fruits, bedding plants, cut flowers, ornamental plants, tree seedlings, medicinal plants or other plants in Alberta.

For more, visit https://www1.agric.gov.ab.ca/general/progserv.nsf/all/pgmsrv460