Media Releases

Alberta invests in new clean technology challenge

July 18th, 2018

Innovators in biotechnology, electricity and sustainable transportation are invited to apply for government funding to develop new clean technologies that reduce greenhouse gases. Funding for the program is provided by the government through ERA. “We are looking for innovative technologies…

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Helping energy-intensive industries cut emissions

March 28th, 2018

Large industrial emitters with innovative ideas to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save money are invited to apply for funding from a new government program. The $35-million Industrial Efficiency Challenge supports Alberta’s energy-intensive and trade-exposed industries, offering large industrial emitters…

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$28.8-Million to Lower Hospital Costs, Reduce Water Use in Oil Industry Operations, and Address Greenhouse Gas Emissions

November 3rd, 2017

EDMONTON, AB – 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. This is just one of…

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SPARK 2017 brings industries together to focus on clean technologies and products

November 1st, 2017

More than 400 attendees expected from multiple sectors EDMONTON – Media are invited to SPARK 2017, a clean technology conference co-hosted by Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) and Alberta Innovates (AI). With this conference AI and ERA are taking a “complete…

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Ingenuity Gap author, THOMAS HOMER-DIXON, TO HEADLINE SPARK 2017 CONFERENCE

October 3rd, 2017

EDMONTON, AB – Thomas Homer-Dixon, best-selling author of The Ingenuity Gap, will be the keynote speaker at SPARK 2017, an innovation conference hosted by Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) and Alberta Innovates. As Chair of the Centre for International Governance Innovation…

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Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) offers $50 million in funding for technologies that help oil sands meet greenhouse gas emissions limit by 2030

July 7th, 2017

EDMONTON, AB – Oil sands innovators who can help industry reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase the cost competitiveness of bitumen production can now access $50 million through Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA)’s Oil Sands Innovation Challenge. Funding proposal submissions are…

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Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) funding supports $83 million in new technology projects to help industry deliver on Alberta’s commitment to reduce methane emissions

July 7th, 2017

EDMONTON, AB – Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) has committed funding to 12 innovative methane- reducing technology projects. The projects have a combined value of more than $83 million, and are approved for up to $29.5 million in ERA funding. The…

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Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) Names Chief Executive Officer

April 13th, 2017

EDMONTON – The Board of Directors of Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) has named Steve MacDonald as Chief Executive Officer for the corporation. “Steve MacDonald has a wealth of executive leadership experience and strong relationships with government, industry and Alberta’s innovation…

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Emissions Reduction Alberta announces winning projects for Round Two of the ERA Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses

March 1st, 2017

$12 million in funding to advance carbon conversion technologies CALGARY — Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) announced four winning projects for the second round of the ERA Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses at the Propel Energy Tech Forum in Calgary. The…

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Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) to announce winners for Second Round of international Grand Challenge to identify innovative carbon uses

February 28th, 2017

CALGARY – Emissions Reduction Alberta is announcing the Second Round winners of the ERA Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses on March 1 at the Propel Energy Tech Forum at the Westin Calgary. Each Round Two project receives a commitment of…

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