Canada’s largest solar-powered vanadium flow battery now installed in Alberta Just outside of Medicine Hat, a new project is not only producing solar energy, but also storing it. The project marks an important next step in the evolving renewable energy sector in Western Canada. It also creates an innovative path for economic reconciliation. Elemental Energy […]



Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) is contributing up to $3 million to the Clean Energy Transition Partnership’s (CETP) Joint Call 2023. CETP is a transnational initiative for joint research, technological development, and innovation (RTDI) programming to boost and accelerate the energy transition. The global funding program is open to projects in 30 participating countries. ERA funding will focus […]

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Government of Alberta and Emissions Reduction Alberta Commit $7 Million for Cenovus to Study the Use of Small Modular Nuclear Reactors in the Oil Sands

The Government of Alberta is providing $7 million in funding through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) for Cenovus Energy to conduct a preliminary, multi-year study on whether small modular nuclear reactors (SMR) can be safely, technically, and economically deployed in Alberta’s oil sands operations. Funding will be provided through the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) […]


SMR Enabling Study

Cenovus Energy Inc. is a Canadian integrated energy company. The company is investigating methods to deliver net-zero emissions heat and electricity by use of small modular nuclear reactors (SMR) in the Canadian oil sands. SMRs provide a potential solution to replace gas-fired boilers on a large scale to reduce overall GHG emissions from field operations. […]


World Petroleum Congress 2023

Delivering results the world needs. ERA was created in 2009 to help deliver on the province’s environmental and economic goals. ERA takes action on climate change and supports economic growth by investing in the pilot, demonstration and deployment of clean technology solutions that reduce GHGs, lower costs, attract investment, and create jobs in Alberta. Our […]


ERA’s Recommended Reading List Learn about our strategic direction and our latest research initiatives with these recommended reads: Technology Roadmap ERA’s Technology Roadmap (TRM) articulates the pathways that will enable Alberta to have a competitive economy that delivers sustainable environmental outcomes, attracts investment, and is contributing to a prosperous, lower carbon world. Read the full […]


ERA Announced as GHGT 17 Host

From October 20-24, 2024, ERA and the International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEAGHG) will co-host the 17th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-17) Conference in Calgary, Alberta. The event will take place at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Sign up to our Newsletter Bringing together over a thousand scientists, researchers, innovators, and industry leaders from […]

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New Funding to Advance Hydrogen Innovation

$50 million available for hydrogen projects EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA, August 1, 2023 – The Government of Alberta is announcing $50 million through Alberta Innovates and Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) to support researchers, innovators, companies and industry to develop technologies that are critical to advancing the Province’s Hydrogen Roadmap and Natural Gas Strategy. $25 million in funding […]



$25 MILLION FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TO ACCELERATE HYDROGEN TECHNOLOGIES IN ALBERTA Alberta’s abundant natural gas and renewable electricity resources make the province one of the world’s lowest-cost producers of hydrogen, a clean energy carrier that produces no greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Accelerating Hydrogen Challenge will invest up to $25 million to build a strong pipeline […]


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