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

November 2nd, 2020

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…

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

November 2nd, 2020

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…

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Creating jobs with green tech

November 2nd, 2020

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…

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TIER funds leading-edge tech in Lacombe

October 15th, 2020

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…

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ERA is now accepting applications for external reviewers to take part in future project evaluations

October 14th, 2020

Emissions Reduction Alberta is seeking to expand its roster of expert external reviewers by establishing a list of individuals with strong qualifications and expertise in science, engineering, business development, commercialization, financing, and greenhouse gas quantification. These external reviewers will be…

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

September 30th, 2020

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…

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

September 22nd, 2020

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…

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

July 21st, 2020

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…

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

June 25th, 2020

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…

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$40 million for food, farming, and forestry innovation

June 1st, 2020

Today, Government of Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks, Jason Nixon, announced Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) $40 million Food, Farming, and Forestry Challenge. This funding opportunity will accelerate technology innovation in support of long-term competitiveness and stimulate growth in the…

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