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Alberta leverages global partnerships to support advances in CCUS technologies

May 12th, 2022

$19 million available for projects that accelerate the deployment of CCUS in Alberta and around the world EDMONTON, AB – In collaboration with the international initiative, Accelerating CCS Technologies (ACT), Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) is committing $2.85 million to facilitate the deployment of CCUS…

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Justin Riemer named next Emissions Reduction Alberta CEO

May 10th, 2022

EDMONTON, AB – Today, Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) Board Chair, Dave Collyer, announced Justin Riemer as ERA’s next CEO effective June 6, 2022. Riemer’s appointment is the outcome of a comprehensive search process started in January, following Steve MacDonald’s announcement he…

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$50 million for projects to support Alberta’s circular economy

March 30th, 2022

EDMONTON, AB – Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) is committing $50 million through its new Circular Economy Challenge to accelerate the province’s transition towards a low-emissions economy. The investment from the Government of Alberta through ERA is focused on advancing innovations…

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$12 million to support cleaner and more efficient technology upgrades for small- and medium-sized oil and gas producers

March 8th, 2022

EDMONTON, AB – Emissions Reduction Alberta is committing $12 million through the new Small Producers Energy Efficiency Deployment (SPEED) stream, part of the $55 million Energy Savings for Business (ESB) suite of funding. The investment will help the province’s small-…

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Alberta partners in global CCUS initiative to leverage investment from 8 countries

March 3rd, 2022

Four Alberta-led CCUS projects receive funding as part of international partnership EDMONTON, AB – ERA is committing over $2 million to four carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects worth almost $24 million through an international partnership with Accelerating CCS…

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Recruitment underway for new ERA CEO

January 19th, 2022

After more than six years leading the organization, Steve MacDonald has announced he will be retiring  from his position of CEO with Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) in June, 2022.  The search for a new CEO was launched earlier this month….

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$30 million to accelerate carbon capture projects in Alberta

January 14th, 2022

For immediate release EDMONTON, AB – A new $30 million funding opportunity will accelerate development of industrial-scale carbon capture and transportation technology solutions in Alberta. Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) Carbon Capture Kickstart: Design and Engineering call builds on Alberta’s global…

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Expanded Technologies Pilot an evolution of ERA’s Energy Savings for Business Program

December 1st, 2021

For immediate release EDMONTON, AB – Alberta businesses now have even more opportunity to invest in cost- and energy-saving technologies that will improve their operational efficiency and reduce their emissions. The Energy Savings for Business (ESB) program is expanding, creating an…

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$176 million announced to support 16 shovel-ready projects to accelerate Alberta’s economic recovery, cut greenhouse gas emissions

November 1st, 2021

For immediate release EDMONTON, AB – Sixteen shovel-ready projects will share $176 million in provincial and federal funding to accelerate Alberta’s economic recovery while supporting environmental sustainability. The projects were selected by Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) through its Shovel-Ready Challenge….

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Energy Savings for Business program extended and incentive limits increased for Alberta companies investing in clean technology

October 6th, 2021

Alberta businesses have until March 31, 2023, to complete energy- and cost-saving projects EDMONTON, AB – On Energy Efficiency Day 2021, Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) announced it has extended the completion date for projects funded through its Energy Savings for…

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