Miramichi, N.B. man criticizes ‘blundered’ NB Power energy savings program

Global News reports on criticism of the small scale of a provincial energy efficiency upgrade program.

Miramichi, N.B., homeowner Brian Proulx signed up for NB Power’s Enhanced Energy Savings Program within days of its announcement in late September.

After months of waiting for an answer, he was shocked when he received a letter from NB Power on Jan. 17, stating the program was “fully subscribed” for the rest of the fiscal year.

The program, which is funded by both the federal and provincial governments, allows households bringing in less than $70,000 needing major energy efficiency upgrades to receive them free of cost.

Read the full article at the Global News website.

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