Industrial Efficiency Challenge | Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA)

Value: Up to 50% of eligible expenses to a maximum of $10,000,000.


Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) is making $35 million in funding available to help accelerate the deployment and adoption of leading technologies that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve cost competitiveness across Alberta’s industrial sectors. This funding will support Alberta’s large emitters subject to the Carbon Competitiveness Incentive Regulation (CCIR).

Examples of potential areas of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • Process improvements (combustion, catalysts, water treatment, etc.)
  • High efficiency equipment (motors, pumps, compressors, etc.)
  • Waste heat utilization and low carbon industrial heat
  • Fuel switching, electrification, and alternative feedstocks
  • Digital optimization and automation
  • Industrial carbon conversion/utilization
  • Industrial transportation and logistical optimization


  • Technology developers
  • Industry
  • Industrial associations
  • Small and medium sized enterprises
  • R&D organizations
  • Universities
  • Municipalities
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Government research labs
  • Individuals

Eligible Expenses:

  • Salaries, benefits, and labour costs
  • Administrative and overhead expenses directly related to the project
  • Capital assets
  • Materials and supplies
  • Attendance at conferences to a maximum of $2,500
  • Travel expenses

Deadline: May 31, 2018

Contact: Emissions Reduction Alberta | 780-417-1920 |


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