Please note: Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. has currently exhausted all available funds for the COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Businesses. Customers are still welcome to submit an application, and these applications will be processed on a first-come, first-service basis once additional funding has been received. We apologize for any inconvenience.


 You are able to apply for the Small Business CEAP program by completing this form:

Small Business CEAP Application Form

Or if you prefer, you may view a PDF version of the form. Please open the application form, fill in your information, save the form, and then email it to ceap@npei.ca. Please contact us at ceap@npei.ca, or at 1-877-270-3938 if you require further assistance.

If you are having difficulty submitting this form, please see here for troubleshooting instructions.

For CEAP for Residential customers


The Government of Ontario has made funding available to support residential, small business and charitable organization customers that are struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of the COVID-19 emergency. NPEI will process all applications in the order that they are received until all funding has been depleted. Applying for Small Business CEAP does not guarantee funding.

Eligibility Requirements

NPEI customers may be eligible for Small Business CEAP- funding if they meet all the following criteria:

  1. As of the date you are applying, your small business or charity has an active account with NPEI as a general service less than 50 kilowatt (kW);
  2. As of the date you are applying, your small business or charity has an overdue amount owing from one or more previous electricity bill(s) since March 17, 2020, the date of the initial Provincial Declaration of Emergency.

Small Business CEAP Benefit Amounts

NPEI small business customers may qualify for maximum credit of up to $1,500.

How to apply:

You may apply for Small Business CEAP the following ways:

  • Complete an application form online and submit it directly using the Submit button on the application (If you are having difficulty submitting this form, please see here for troubleshooting instructions);
  • If you cannot submit the application through the website, download or print the application form, complete it and email it to ceap@npei.ca;
  • If you do not have access to a computer, contact the Customer Service Team at 1-877-270-3938;
  • Your completed application form can be mailed to NPEI (Please note that any mailed applications are subject to delays in mail delivery and may affect your placement in the queue. Applications are reviewed on first-come-first-serve basis).

Small Business CEAP funding is limited. Submitting an application for Small Business CEAP does not guarantee funding.

FAQs about Small Business CEAP.

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