Thursday, January 18, 2018

Canada: Government Announces $200 Million Expression of Interest to Expand Renewable Energy Sources

Canada Supports Next Wave of Emerging Renewable Power (News Release)

Submit your expression of interest application by February 11, 2018

Investments in innovative emerging renewable technology will contribute to diversifying Canada's energy sources and ensure we retain our position as a world leader in the development of the next wave of renewable energy. They will also create good jobs for Canadians and ensure our communities are healthy and productive places to live.

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, today announced the launch of a $200 million expression of interest for the innovative Emerging Renewable Power Program to expand renewable energy sources available to provinces as they work to reduce emissions from their electricity sectors while establishing new green industries in Canada.

The funding, which is part of the Government's investment of $21.9 billion over 11 years to support green infrastructure under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, will help drive Canada's efforts to build a clean economy by expanding commercially viable, investment-ready, renewable power technologies, such as tidal, geothermal and offshore wind.

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