Funding will allow the bank to take on more risk so high-potential clean tech firms can expand and hire additional staff.
Sector is bleeding money, lagging international competitors, well short of $50 billion in revenues by 2022.
Part of the problem is federal regulations preventing investment in companies not yet profitable.
Realities of that transition to low carbon to intrude on Globe conference.
Quebec City clean tech company will commercialize a 300-tonne CO2 project.
Strategic partner will use the plant to apply the technology at existing and new sites.
SDTC funding to show viability of Transverse Flux Permanent Magnet technology.
A $1.125-million donation by Newalta will support R&D efforts at Western university to discover clean technologies that use waste generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.
What’s the hot, up and coming industry in BC? Cleantech, according to a KPMG report that says it has the potential to create thousands of new high paying jobs, attract significant new investment and generate billions of dollars in exports.
Ontario needs bold new policies to encourage greener economic development if it’s to effectively compete in the world economy in the coming years, says a new report from the Ontario Environment Industry Association.
There are plenty of lucrative opportunities for Ontario manufacturers to supply clean tech and environmental expertise to Alberta’s oil sands companies.
W2 Energy is boosting its clean tech equipment manufacturing operation from 5,000 square feet to a 10,000 square-feet at a new location in Guelph, Ont.
Canadian manufacturers seeking opportunities for growth in a pokey economy would do well to consider the burgeoning clean technology industry. In 2008, global revenues in clean tech were a whopping US$148.4 billion. According to the Conference Board of Canada’s report:…
Last year’s economic apocalypse wasn’t very helpful to industry commerce, but manufacturing sustained crippling blows before the economy went south. The forest products industry has endured huge job losses as mills and plants closed. The automotive industry also sustained heavy…