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ERA’s BEST Challenge Projects

March 12th, 2019

Biotechnology Projects LanzaTech, Inc. Carbon Sequestration via Next-Generation Bioreactor Technology This project will demonstrate our next-generation microbubble bioreactor (MBR) technology, which will maximize the quantity of fuels produced per tonne of wood waste in an integrated biorefinery. We propose to…

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ERA’s Industrial Efficiency Challenge Projects

February 6th, 2019

1. Imperial Oil Limited: Kearl ConDex Flue Gas Heat and Water Recovery Project Total project value: $12,656,000 ERA commitment: $6,000,000 This project will demonstrate ConDex boiler flue gas and water recovery technology at Imperial’s Kearl Oil Sands mine. The ConDex…

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BDC and ERA partnership creates access to another funding avenue for innovators

January 9th, 2019

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) have signed a Trusted Partner Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement aims to streamline support for innovators through easier access to multiple streams of funding and support. “This partnership…

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Era Hosts CCUS Lessons Learned Workshop

December 7th, 2018

Over 225 technology developers, industry insiders, investors, government employees and regulatory officials with an interest in carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) attended Emissions Reduction Alberta’s latest Lessons Learned Workshop. The full-day, at-capacity event was held on Friday, November 30…

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Maximizing Funding Potential Workshop Content Available Online

June 19th, 2018

Public agencies from the innovation ecosystem shared how to access funding, what support is right for specific projects, criteria requirements and more at a full-day workshop on June 19 at the Metropolitan Conference Centre in Calgary. Some of the big…

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ERA Grand Challenge Project Makes Important Advances

May 28th, 2018

Zetian Mi, the leader for the ERA Grand Challenge project led by McGill University, speaks at the Propel Energy Tech Forum in Calgary on March 1, 2017.. The McGill project, now in the second round of the ERA Grand Challenge:…

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Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Announces Funding for Alberta Projects

May 28th, 2018

ERA CEO Steve MacDonald (right) and OCE CEO Dr. Tom Corr signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2016 to work together to address areas of mutual interest. Earlier this month Ontario Centres of Excellence announced $3.5 million in funding for…

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Deadline approaching for $35 Million ERA Industrial Efficiency Challenge

May 28th, 2018

ERA CEO Steve MacDonald and board member Brenda Kenny (left) joined Minister Shannon Phillips to launch the ERA Industrial Efficiency Challenge on March 28 with David MacLean, Alberta Vice President, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and Mark Plamondon, Executive Director, Alberta’s…

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ERA OIL SANDS INNOVATION CHALLENGE PROJECTS

May 8th, 2018

MEG Energy eMVAPEX Pilot, Phase 3 ERA contribution: $10 million MEG Energy Corp. (“MEG”) is an Alberta company focused on sustainable in situ oil sands development and production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta. Current bitumen production averages approximately 90,000 bpd. For long term success, MEG…

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ERA Industrial Efficiency Challenge Webinar Now Online

April 30th, 2018

More than 200 people attended the ERA Industrial Efficiency Challenge Webinar on April 17 to learn more about the funding opportunity. Our webinar is now available for viewing online. ERA is making $35 million in funding available to help accelerate the…

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