Category: News

  • Government of Alberta is making up to $50 million available to help the province’s industrial sector reduce emissions, improve competitiveness

    EDMONTON, AB – Today, the Government of Alberta is committing up to $50 million through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) for the Industrial Transformation Challenge. Funds are sourced from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund. The investment will advance technology opportunities with significant economic and environmental benefits across Alberta’s industrial sector. The Industrial Transformation Challenge is […]

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  • Emissions Reduction Alberta Invests $5 Million Towards Clean Energy Transition Partnership’s International Funding Opportunity

    ERA FUNDS WILL FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGIES SPECIFIC TO CCUS, HYDROGEN, AND RENEWABLE FUELS EDMONTON, AB – Today, Emissions Reduction Alberta announced up to $5 million in funding to the Clean Energy Transition Partnerships (CETP) Joint Call 2022. CETP is a new transnational initiative for joint research, technological development, and innovation programming to pool funds and accelerate […]

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  • Emissions Reduction Alberta’s latest Technology Roadmap takes cross-industry investment focus

    EDMONTON, AB – Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) has a new edition of its Technology Roadmap to guide the direction of its investments and ensure it advances the right mix of short-and long-term technologies to help the province realize its environmental and economic goals. ERA’s Technology Roadmap articulates the pathways that will enable Alberta to have a competitive economy that delivers sustainable […]

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  • Over $40 million investment to kickstart $20 billion in carbon capture projects

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EMISSIONS REDUCTION ALBERTA’S CARBON CAPTURE KICKSTART TO ACCELERATE ALBERTA’S TRANSITION TO A LOW-EMISSIONS FUTURE EDMONTON, AB – The Government of Alberta is investing over $40 million through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) in 11 projects focused on advancing the province’s global leadership in carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS). If successful, these projects could […]

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  • Alberta leverages global partnerships to support advances in CCUS technologies

    $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 technologies. The total funds available for this global funding competition is $19 million and is […]

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  • Justin Riemer named next Emissions Reduction Alberta CEO

    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 would be stepping down after more than six years leading the organization.  Riemer’s most recent […]

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

    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 that will reduce the impacts of material production, processing, and disposal, and support economic diversification. […]

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

    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- and medium-sized oil and gas facilities reduce greenhouse (GHG) emissions, decrease operating costs, and become […]

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

    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 Technologies (ACT). These innovative Alberta-based projects were selected through the ACT consortium’s recent Call for […]

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  • Recruitment underway for new ERA CEO

    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. MacDonald joined ERA in 2015 after an extensive career in the Alberta civil service. Under his […]

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