Cleantech

Cleantech

Alberta’s Clean Technology sector, Cleantech, offers untapped investment opportunities for growth and earning.

Cleantech

Alberta’s Clean Technology sector, Cleantech, offers untapped investment opportunities for growth and earning.

Alberta’s Clean Technology sector offers an untapped investment opportunities for growth and earning potential across a number of sectors, from agriculture to software, as the province transitions to a cleaner economy. Progressive policies and strategies create niche investment opportunities in Alberta.

Alberta, where clean technology thrives

A Thriving Cleantech Economy

  • Huge business potential from deployment of clean technologies in Alberta’s oil & gas industry.
  • Average annual growth rate of expanding cleantech companies is 5.6%.1
  • 85% of cleantech companies report they will reach the next goal for their business or technology within the next two years.2

[1][2]Source: Cleantech Directions 2018, Cleantech Canada

Government committed to a Cleantech Future

  • The Government of Alberta has taken action to phase out the emissions from coal-fired power plants by 2030.
  • Commitments also include increasing investment in Alberta energy through the adoption of market-competitive renewable electricity.
  • The Canadian Government has also pledged $7.4 billion over the next five years to support cleantech growth across the country.
  • 68% of Alberta Cleantech companies say that legislation, regulation or government policy changes related to climate change has increased interest in their technology or demand for their products.3

[3]Source: Cleantech Directions 2018, Cleantech Canada

Market Access

  • Alberta is already developing cleantech solutions that are manufactured and deployed locally - and sold to the world.
  • Alberta’s cleantech businesses benefit from a strong telecommunications network, strong transportation links and proximity to the U.S., as well as easy access to the Pacific Rim and Europe.
  • 35% of commercialized clean-tech companies in Alberta are already exporting products and services globally and are looking for opportunities to expand.4

[4]Source: Cleantech Directions 2018, Cleantech Canada

Industry Opportunities

Contact

Get in touch with us to learn more about Cleantech investing in Alberta:

Clean Innovation Unit
Phone: 780-643-1082
Email: clean.innovation@gov.ab.ca

Alberta Innovates – Clean Energy
Phone:  403-297-7089
Email: info@albertainnovates.ca

Emissions Reduction Alberta
Phone: 780-498-2068
Email: info@eralberta.ca

Investment Services / Invest Alberta
Phone: 587-998-3510
Email: Invest.Alberta@gov.ab.ca

 

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Organization

Carbon Capture and Conversion Institute (CCCI) - http://www.cmcghg.com/business-units/ccci/
CCCI accelerates the development, piloting, scale-up and validation of new carbon capture and conversion technologies.

Organization

Institute for Oil Sands Innovation (IOSI) at the UofA - http://www.iosi.ualberta.ca/en/About.aspx
IOSI combines several innovative approaches to improve oil sands operations with a reduced environmental footprint by minimizing water use, consuming less energy, lowering greenhouse gas and other emissions, yielding high quality products at lower cost.

Organization

C-FER Technologies - https://www.cfertech.com/joint-industry-projects
C-FER Technologies works with oil and gas industry and client subject matter experts to develop solutions to unique engineering problems in upstream drilling and production operations as well as midstream and downstream pipeline operations.

Organization

Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute - https://www.amii.ca/
Amii employs machine learning and artificial intelligence together. Amii collaborates with organizations from across Alberta and beyond to help develop innovative machine intelligence solutions for the toughest business problems.

Program

Alberta Innovates Clean Technology Programs - https://albertainnovates.ca/focus-areas/clean-energy/
Alberta Innovates invests in applied research and innovation programs to sustain, grow and diversify the energy and resource industries.

Program

Emission Reduction Alberta (ERA) Funding Programs - https://www.eralberta.ca/apply-for-funding/
Funding is available for research and development relating to oil sands innovation, industrial efficiency, and biotechnology, electricity and sustainable transportation.

Program

Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) Challenges - https://www.cosia.ca/challenges
COSIA is hosting multi-million dollar challenges related to research and development relating to their environmental priority areas: greenhouse gases, land, tailings, water, and monitoring.

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