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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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$100 million investment in clean technology projects

March 12th, 2019

$600 million total project value will deliver 2.5 million tonnes of CO2e reductions EDMONTON, AB – An innovative clean technology to transition Alberta’s diesel-powered transit buses to electric is getting a boost in funding from Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA). eCAMION’s…

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$70.2 million announced to help Alberta’s industries reduce greenhouse gas emissions and remain globally competitive

February 6th, 2019

Calgary, AB – Using low carbon fuels to make cement and recovering heat from a refinery to generate electricity are just two examples of promising new technologies that will get a funding boost as a direct result of the carbon…

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New chair for Emissions Reduction Alberta

August 28th, 2018

Respected oil and gas expert David Collyer is the new board chair of Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA), effective Oct. 1, 2018. Collyer’s nearly 40 years of experience complements and builds on the skill sets of ERA’s board of directors. He…

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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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