|Applicant Type||Local Participation Level||Points|
|Local Community with minimum 15% equity||Project includes 50 or more property owners who live in the municipality where the project is located||3|
|Aboriginal with minimum 15% equity||N/A||3|
|Public Schools, Colleges, Universities, Hospitals & Long-Term Care Facilities with minimum 15% equity or project host||N/A||2|
|Municipal Council Support Resolution||2|
|Aboriginal Community Support Resolution||2|
|System Benefit (water and bioenergy)||1|
Note: All projects should have a minimum of 1 point to be eligible for contract.