Harper Government Launches $1-Billion Clean Energy Fund, Invests in New Technology, Creates Jobs
"Not only will this funding protect our long-term energy security, but this additional stimulus creates high-quality jobs for Canadians at a time when they're most needed."
- Lisa Raitt, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources
Canada will further demonstrate its leadership in the development and advancement of clean energy technologies thanks to the launch of the $1-billion Clean Energy Fund, announced today by the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Natural Resources, during an address to the University of Alberta.
This includes $650 million for large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration projects and $200 million for smaller-scale demonstration projects of renewable and alternative energy technologies.