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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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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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ERA injects up to $10 million to improve cash flow for projects

April 6th, 2020

To help navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic challenges facing Alberta, ERA is making up to $10 million available in the next quarter to speed up cash flow and support the liquidity of our active projects….

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New $50 million funding opportunity targets natural gas innovation

October 30th, 2019

Emissions Reduction Alberta’s (ERA) new $50 million Natural Gas Challenge will unlock innovation across Alberta’s natural gas value chain, from production to market and all points in between. It supports clean technology projects that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and…

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Two carbon converting technologies share $10 million in ERA’s Grand Challenge

October 30th, 2019

Two successful projects have emerged from Round 3 of ERA’s five-year funding competition, Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses. ERA is awarding $5 million to Mangrove Water Technologies and $5 million to CarbonCure Technologies to support commercialization of their technologies in…

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$12.1 million announced for projects worth over a half billion dollars

March 18th, 2019

ERA’s new Partnership Intake Program helps leverage funding and streamline support for innovators EDMONTON, AB – A $285 million, first-of-its-kind, wheat-based, biofuels facility is being developed by Carbon Clean Energy Inc. The project aims to create low carbon intensity ethanol…

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