Organization: Sustainable Development Technologies Canada

SDTC gets passing grade in new report

The Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development says Sustainable Development Technologies Canada (SDTC) has sound decision-making and management processes and that the federal government is providing satisfactory and effective oversight. The findings are among the few positive highlights contained in the Commissioner’s 2006 report, which was released September 28 through the Auditor General’s office.…

Group IV to develop solid state light bulb

Group IV Semiconductor Inc is developing a silicon-based light bulb that uses 90% less energy than incandescent bulbs and lasts 20 years. The Ottawa-based firm launched the $9.1-million, three year project with $2.1 million in assistance from Sustainable Development Technologies Canada and $2.5 million from the EnCana Environmental Innovation Fund, with the remainder coming from…

SDTC announces $48 million for new projects

Sustainable Development Technologies Canada (SDTC) has announced $48 million in funding for 22 pre-commercialization projects that will leverage an additional $111 million from public and private sector partners. The new funding brings the organization’s portfolio value to $776 million, with $217 million coming from SDTC and $559 million from other sources, for a leverage ratio…