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  • ERA Round Two Grand Challenge winners to be announced at PROPEL 2017

    The Round Two winners from the ERA Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses will be announced at the PROPEL Energy Tech Forum in Calgary on March 1. PROPEL brings together innovative emerging and established energy technology companies. Utilization of resources and deployment of cleaner technologies across the industry will be the focal point of discussion at…

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  • Emissions Reduction Alberta releases annual report

    EDMONTON – Alberta’s investment in Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) supports technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help secure the province’s economic success in a lower-carbon world. ERA works with industry, government and the innovation community to accelerate innovative solutions, and invest in technologies that benefit Alberta’s environment and economy. “Innovation is critical to…

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  • New “ERA” of climate innovation targets methane pollution

    Alberta is targeting an additional $33 million from the industry-supported Emissions Reduction Alberta to aggressively reduce methane emissions as outlined under its Climate Leadership Plan. Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA), formerly the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, will use the money to seek out and advance technologies that support Alberta’s commitment to reduce methane emissions by…

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  • Ontario Centres of Excellence and Alberta’s Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation collaborate to reduce GHG emissions

    TORONTO/EDMONTON – Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and Alberta’s Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) are partnering to bolster cross-provincial efforts that support innovative technology breakthroughs for reducing carbon emissions. In an announcement in Edmonton today, Premier Rachel Notley and Premier Kathleen Wynne announced the signing of an agreement between OCE and CCEMC to…

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  • Alberta’s carbon levy drives renewable fuel innovation to diversify economy, create jobs and reduce emissions

    Alberta’s price on carbon is resulting in an investment to transform plant oils into renewable transportation fuel manufactured in Alberta. Edmonton-based SBI BioEnergy has developed a technology that reduces greenhouse gas emissions by creating a renewable fuel that is virtually indistinguishable from diesel. Using revenue from the price Alberta’s large emitters pay for releasing greenhouse…

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  • Alberta and Canada to invest $40 million to create green jobs, help business advance clean technology, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Ottawa – Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Today Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, and the Honourable Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks announced  $40 million to help small and medium-sized businesses create green jobs, advance clean technology and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG). The funding will be…

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  • Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Invites Submissions for Second Round of $35 Million International Carbon Use Competition

    EDMONTON, ALBERTA – The Alberta-based Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) is inviting submissions for the second round of the $35 million international CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. The competition seeks out technologies from around the world that can turn captured carbon dioxide emissions into useful products while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “CCEMC…

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  • Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) names winners for round one of $35 million international Carbon Use competition

    $12 million in funding awarded to 24 organizations through CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses  EDMONTON – The Alberta-based Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) has named 24 winners for the first round of the organization’s $35 million international Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. The group was selected from 344 submissions from 37 countries on…

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  • Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation announcing finalists for first round of $35 million international Grand Challenge to identify Innovative Carbon Uses

    EDMONTON – The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation is hosting a media conference in Edmonton on April 15, to announce the finalists of the first round of the CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. The media conference is the kick off to Zero 2014: A Conference for a Low Carbon Future. When: April 15,…

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  • Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation selects carbon utilzation projects for the first round of the CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses

    EDMONTON – The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation has confirmed the finalists for the first round of the CCEMC Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. The successful projects will be announced in Edmonton at Zero 2014: A Conference for a Low Carbon Future, on April 15. The finalists were selected from 344 submissions, from 37…

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