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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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ERA Round Two Grand Challenge winners to be announced at PROPEL 2017

February 28th, 2017

The Round Two winners from the ERA Grand Challenge: Innovative Carbon Uses will be announced at the PROPEL Energy Tech Forum in Calgary on March 1. PROPEL brings together innovative emerging and established energy technology companies. Utilization of resources and…

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Emissions Reduction Alberta releases annual report

February 21st, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta’s investment in Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) supports technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help secure the province’s economic success in a lower-carbon world. ERA works with industry, government and the innovation community to accelerate innovative…

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New “ERA” of climate innovation targets methane pollution

October 25th, 2016

Alberta is targeting an additional $33 million from the industry-supported Emissions Reduction Alberta to aggressively reduce methane emissions as outlined under its Climate Leadership Plan. Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA), formerly the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation, will use the money…

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