Category: Archived Stories

  • Clean Growth Program Funding Deadline Approaching

    Prepare your Letter of Interest now The deadline for Letters of Interest (LOI) for the Natural Resources Canada Clean Growth Program has been extended to February 28 at 12 p.m. EST. The Clean Growth Program provides $155 million for clean technology research and development (R&D) and demonstration projects in Canada’s energy, mining and forestry sectors. The program […]

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  • NRCan Funding Available

    The Natural Resources Canada Clean Growth Program has funding available to advance pre-commercial technology, including up to first commercial installations, in Canada’s energy, mining and forestry sectors. With $115 million available, the deadline for Letters of Intent is February 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m. EST. The federal program will support pre-commercial technologies between Technology Readiness Levels […]

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  • First Utility-Scale Solar Project in Western Canada

    The Brooks Solar project connected to Alberta’s power grid on December 5, 2017. It is the first utility-scale solar project in Western Canada. “Solar energy will ramp up considerably in Alberta in the coming years,” said Jamie Houssian, Principal of Elemental Energy. “This project will help start that momentum.” Elemental Energy Inc. closed construction and […]

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  • Over $22 Million Awarded Through ERA and SDTC Funding

    ERA and Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) are investing up to $22.6 million in four new projects led by Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) as a result of the joint ERA-SDTC opportunity. The co-funding initiative, a first for both ERA and SDTC, helps SMEs reduce GHG emissions through advancing new technologies. The projects have a […]

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  • SPARK 2017 – A Sold Out Event

    More than 560 innovation and business leaders converged in Edmonton last week to attend SPARK 2017. The conference, featuring more than 80 speakers, was co-hosted by Emissions Reduction Alberta and Alberta Innovates. It brought cleantech researchers and innovators together with representatives from the business community, government and the innovation system. “Our province’s doors are open […]

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  • Minister Sohi to make clean tech announcement

    Ottawa – The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will announce funding for a clean technology project that benefits Canada’s environment and supports middle-class jobs. The funding will be allocated through Sustainable Development Technology Canada. Date: Friday, November 3, […]

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  • Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to speak at SPARK

    Alberta Innovates and Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) are pleased to announce that Premier Rachel Notley is scheduled to speak at SPARK 2017, the clean technology conference being co-hosted by the two provincial organizations next month. Premier Notley will address the gathering during a plenary session on Tuesday, Nov. 7. In addition, all SPARK attendees will […]

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  • SPARK 2017: Q&A With ERA’s CEO Steve MacDonald

    Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) and Alberta Innovates are hosting SPARK 2017 — November 6-8 — to support game-changing solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and advance the bioindustrial sector. The Daily Oil Bulletin sat down with ERA’s CEO, Steve MacDonald, to find out more about the upcoming event. Read the Full Story Register for Spark

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  • International Market Opportunities with the Climate Technology Centre and Network

    The UN’s Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) is hosting information sessions in Edmonton and Calgary to help people learn how free CTCN membership could benefit their organization, open export markets and accelerate deployment of climate technologies to developing countries. CTCN offers climate advice and expertise to enable the transfer of technologies to developing countries […]

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  • ERA Oil Sands Innovation Challenge Closes

    ERA received 46 Expressions of Interest for the $50 million ERA Oil Sands Innovation Challenge that closed on September 7. ERA launched the funding opportunity in July to seek out innovative technologies that reduce GHG emissions and improve the cost competitiveness of bitumen production and processing. The Challenge focuses on demonstration projects that involve prototype […]

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