Oil sands companies expected to play significant role in assessing and deploying new low-carbon technologies.
Topic: clean technology
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, after driving improved environmental performance in the industry, expands its innovation opportunities to global collaboration.
More help for Canadian scaleup companies is coming from the federal Trade Commissioner Service, amid criticism that government isn’t doing enough.
Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) was allocated $100M in the federal budget, and is aiming to make Canada the world’s cleanest oil and gas producer.
The funding represents the largest-ever investment in “direct air capture,” a climate change mitigation technology that captures carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere.
Emissions Reduction Alberta invests $100 million in 16 new clean tech projects in the areas of sustainable transportation, electricity and biotechnology.
Canada’s first-ever scientific project co-funded by crowdfunding and a federally supported research granting group aims to help a First Nations community in British Columbia harvest shellfish again and safeguard a natural ecosystem.
The funding from the province’s Climate Leadership Plan is being provided through Emissions Reduction Alberta’s Industrial Efficiency Challenge.
Mississauga-based Imtex Membranes receives $6 million from Ottawa to scale up and demonstrate its gas-separating technology for petrochemical operations.
Ottawa is investing $15.3 million in an advanced solar farm in Alberta that will capture energy from both sides of solar panels.