Tag: Funding

Calgary projects get $3.5 million for clean technology development from Ottawa

Calgary projects get $3.5 million for clean technology development from Ottawa

$714,500 for 2 Univ. of Calgary projects, one to design system for detecting, measuring methane emissions from oil and gas sector Two University of Calgary research projects that support the development of clean technologies in Alberta will receive support from the federal government, according to a press release. At a news conference held at the university’s downtown campus on […]

By January 4, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
British Columbia invests in solar-powered Zamboni, community-owned clean energy projects

British Columbia invests in solar-powered Zamboni, community-owned clean energy projects

Program allowed a community to retrofit a Zamboni with solar power and battery instead of propane The Province of British Columbia is investing in local governments and First Nations projects that will lower energy costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to more affordable and sustainable community infrastructure, according to a press release. One of […]

By December 28, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
$115 million funding now available for pre-commercial clean technology

$115 million funding now available for pre-commercial clean technology

No minimum amount of funding or leverage required The Natural Resources Canada Clean Growth Program has made funding available to advance pre-commercial technology, including up to first commercial installations, in Canada’s energy, mining and forestry sectors. With $115 million available, the deadline for Letters of Intent is February 7, 2018, 12:00 p.m. EST. The federal […]

By December 27, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Canada launches $155 million clean technology growth program

Canada launches $155 million clean technology growth program

Government claims its leveraging investment in publicly funded research, laboratories and programs Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $155-million program that will fund clean technology projects in the areas of energy, mining and forestry, helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve environmental outcomes, according to a Government of Canada press release. […]

By November 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
$28.8 million for clean energy projects (e.g. reducing water use in oil production, energy efficiency for Alberta hospitals)

$28.8 million for clean energy projects (e.g. reducing water use in oil production, energy efficiency for Alberta hospitals)

Over 175 funding submissions from small and medium-sized enterprises were received through two separate competitions The Kaye Edmonton Clinic and the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital will be test sites for a project looking to improve the efficiency of large commercial buildings, reducing GHG emissions and energy costs, according to a press release. This is just […]

By November 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Oil sands radio frequency tech gets $10 million funding boost from governments

Oil sands radio frequency tech gets $10 million funding boost from governments

New technology has potential to reduce GHG emissions 50-100%, replace SAGD Acceleware Ltd. announced it has received a $10 million non-repayable contribution to complete a commercial-scale field test of its ground-breaking clean energy technology – which uses radio frequency waves to generate heat – for bitumen and heavy oil extraction. The contribution is contingent on […]

By November 7, 2017 2 Comments Read More →
Canadian innovator alert: Open call for oil/gas technology development proposals by international funder

Canadian innovator alert: Open call for oil/gas technology development proposals by international funder

Technologies can be at concept stage or be ready for market development, open to Canadian innovators The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has issued its annual open call for proposals and this year all global developers of innovations in the oil and gas industry are welcomed at any technology readiness level, according to a press release. […]

By October 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Finalists chosen in tech competition to lower oil sands mining GHG emissions, raise energy efficiency

Finalists chosen in tech competition to lower oil sands mining GHG emissions, raise energy efficiency

 One solution will be selected for additional funding for field testing  Two finalists have been chosen in the Mining Hot Water Production Challenge to develop technology that will lower greenhouse gas emissions and raise energy efficiency in oil sands mining operations. Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) and Alberta Innovates have announced that Western Canada-based (Alberta and […]

By October 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Corporate global solar funding $7.1 billion in first 9 months of 2017

Corporate global solar funding $7.1 billion in first 9 months of 2017

Large-scale project corporate funding crosses $10 billion in 2017 Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector in the third quarter (Q3) of 2017 and the first nine months of 2017. Total corporate funding (including venture capital funding, public market […]

By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
$1.4 billion financing closes for Fort McMurray to Edmonton power transmission line

$1.4 billion financing closes for Fort McMurray to Edmonton power transmission line

Project consists of 500 kms of transmission line from Wabamun (west of Edmonton) to Fort McMurray ATCO says it has closed the $1.4 billion financing for construction of the Fort McMurray West 500-kilovolt (kV) Transmission Project, which will be completed in 2019. “We are very proud that we have developed a project which supports the continued […]

By October 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →