Category: News

  • Oil sands emissions intensities drop

    EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE UPSTREAM GHG EMISSIONS EDMONTON, AB – A new report concludes that when Alberta specific data is used, upstream GHG intensity numbers of oil sands production pathways are 14 to 35 per cent lower than previously published in Masnadi et al. Emerging technologies assessed in the study can further reduce upstream Steam […]

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  • Announcing a new partnership with Export Development Canada

    ERA and Export Development Canada (EDC) have signed a Trusted Partner Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement streamlines support for innovators by providing simplified access to multiple streams of funding and support. The agreement allows EDC to refer projects to ERA for funding through the Partnership Intake Program. ERA can also refer projects to EDC. ERA’s […]

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  • Up to $150 million announced for shovel-ready projects that cut costs and emissions in Alberta

    Federal and provincial joint funding opportunity targets projects that can rapidly create jobs and stimulate economic opportunities in the province EDMONTON, AB – Industrial innovation initiatives that support economic recovery and sustainability are now eligible for up to $150 million in funding. Today, the Government of Alberta announced it is funding $100 million for Emissions […]

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  • Up to $55 million boost for Alberta businesses to improve energy efficiency

    New projects to drive economic activity, create jobs, and enable business growth EDMONTON, AB – Today, the Government of Alberta announced it is funding Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) Energy Savings for Business program targeting small- and medium-sized industrial and commercial facilities through the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund. The Provincial TIER funds of […]

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  • Creating jobs with green tech

    From the Government of Alberta website More emissions reduction projects will now be possible thanks to funding from the industry-supported Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) system and the federal Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund (LCELF). Alberta’s government is using up to $280 million from the TIER system and LCELF to fund three Emissions Reduction […]

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  • TIER funds leading-edge tech in Lacombe

    From the Government of Alberta website Funds from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) system will support a new and innovative facility that will create jobs, cut emissions and transform agricultural and plant waste. This funding is part of the province’s commitment of $750 million for job-creating emissions reduction programs through the TIER fund, […]

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  • Government of Alberta News Release: Jobs for Alberta, innovative tech for the world

    Alberta’s government is spending dollars from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund on a series of programs that will get Albertans back to work and reduce emissions. TIER is funded by large industry. The latest TIER investment will support 3,400 jobs on its own and up to 8,700 jobs when investments from industry […]

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  • Alberta joins world leaders to accelerate CCUS technology development; ERA announces almost $10 million in funding

    Today, the Government of Alberta announced up to $750 million from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund and other public funding for programs that will reduce emissions, boost the economy, and get Albertans back to work. This investment will be more than doubled by additional dollars from industry and other sectors, leading to more […]

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  • $58 million announced for natural gas innovations worth $155 million

    Leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to better measure and locate methane emissions, and prototyping new approaches to convert natural gas to hydrogen, are two of 20 technology innovations that will receive funding from the Government of Alberta through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA). Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks, Jason Nixon, and Associate Minister of […]

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  • ERA and others asked to identify opportunities for future energy efficiency work in Alberta

    The Government of Alberta announced the winding down of Energy Efficiency Alberta (EEA). ERA is working with the Province and EEA on a plan that would see it assume responsibility for new program outcomes targeting industrial and commercial entities, along with associated EEA staff and resources. Program outcomes targeting residential municipalities and other institutional facilities […]

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