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Coverage of cleantech since September 13, 2021.

Deadly weather draws investment to B.C. clean tech

"...“They’re eager, they’re passionate, they’re all currently employed and they’re saying, ‘I don’t think my company is invested enough in cleantech and climate change. ’”..."

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B.C. cleantech firm Portable Electric taps former IBM exec as CEO

"...Vancouver’s Portable Electric Ltd. is looking to generate some buzz with a change in leadership and business strategy for the cleantech firm..."

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New study suggests Alberta could see $61B boost from global energy transition

"..."As the heart of Canada’s energy sector and home to the biggest concentration of Alberta's cleantech companies, Calgary is positioned to be a leader in the race to net-zero," said Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek in a press release. "With the commitment from key industry players, we are poised to create jobs, grow the economy and protect the environment. "..."

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Kelowna cleantech company receives $3.8 million to fund sustainable pulp plant

"...“Now is the time for ambitious climate action. Cleantech innovation, entrepreneurship and commercialization are key to the vital shift to a healthier environment and a net-zero carbon economy. Today’s announcement will boost our leadership in climate and waste reduction technologies and help foster a truly Canadian success story,” said Innovation Science and Industry Minister François-Philippe Champagne..."

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Alberta announces close to $50M funding for 23 clean technology projects

"...The province announced nearly $50 million in funding Wednesday to be designated towards 23 projects that advance clean energy innovation. The approved projects, part of the province's Alberta Innovates Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) program, will address oil and gas, hydrogen expansion, partial upgrading, recycling, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and more. Alberta Innovates estimates that the 23 projects will create 1,307 jobs, and inject $169 million into the provincial economy..."

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From startup to scale-up – How to manage evolving IP challenges in cleantech

"...“One thing about cleantech is that it is usually costly to develop,” says Ripley. “If you are wanting to do clean energy, wastewater treatment, carbon capture, things of that nature require a lot of equipment. ”..."

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New federal environment minister says his climate plan is not a

"...Guilbeault is a former environmental activist from Quebec who has called the oilsands “dirty” and argued that pipelines and oil and gas expansion are not compatible with meeting Canada's climate goals. Elected in 2019, he was appointed to cabinet but not to the environment post many expected. Instead, he spent the last two years as minister of heritage while former cleantech CEO Jonathan Wilkinson shepherded through net-zero climate legislation and stronger greenhouse gas targets in the Environment Department..."

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Why Calgary's new mayor wants to declare a 'climate emergency'

"...This week on Down to Business, host Gabriel Friedman talks with Calgary's first female mayor Jyoti Gondek about the polarization around climate change and fossil fuels and how she plans to attract investors to the city’s burgeoning cleantech economy..."

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B.C. launches stronger climate plan for a better future BC Gov News

"...Jay Inslee, governor, State of Washington – “The CleanBC Roadmap to 2030 is a bold and necessary plan for stepping up to the climate challenge and making life better for British Columbians in the process.  It will take all of us working together to meet the challenges of climate change and the 2030 roadmap demonstrates what is possible as we work together to build a clean, healthy and equitable future for our communities.  Congratulations to Premier Horgan and the many people who came together to develop this critical roadmap and will drive it forward..."

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Lambton College joins the CHFCA as new Academic Member

"...“Lambton College has a strong focus on supporting cleantech companies with their research, development and commercialization projects thorough collaborative projects and training. Our Lambton Energy Research Centre (LERC) has been actively executing hydrogen and fuel cell applied research projects in the past 13 years. With the growing interest in hydrogen economy, Lambton College is strategically building its capacity to contribute to this critical clean technology sector..."

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Province investing in proposed world-leading clean fuels plant in Merritt BC Gov News

"...The Province is contributing $2 million from the Innovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund to support the engineering and design of a first-of-its-kind plant in Merritt to capture carbon dioxide and convert it to clean fuels, creating new jobs and economic opportunities in B. C. ’s cleantech sector..."

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B.C. motor company opening manufacturing plant in Surrey

"...A Vancouver start-up is opening a new facility in Surrey to develop and manufacture high-performance electric motorcycles. The Damon Motors HyperSport bike is capable of 200 miles an hour and has more than 300 kilometres of range. Damon announced the 110,000 square foot Cleantech plant it's building in Surrey..."

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Jobs in cleantech

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Marketing Coordinator

"...cleantech and the environment and experience working in a cleantech company, engineering company, or related industries..."

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Lead Generator – Inside Sales

"...with a positive, well-motivated attitude If you want to be part of a team that encourages and recognizes its people and fosters work life balance, please send your resume to paolac@cleantechsg..."

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Senior Tax Staff, Quantitative Services SR ED Technical Specialist - Calgary

"...environmental research, cleantech research and new product developments in manufacturing..."

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Electrical Engineer

"...Full-time Company Description Being part of a growing company in the cleantech sector and contributing to the global transition..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention cleantech.

E29 - What is a hyperloop with Sebastien Gendron

Duration: 39:02

"...Alberta Cleantech Investment Summit Keynote – What is a hyperloop with Transpod Co-Founder & CEO Sebastien Gendron..."

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Navigating Clean Technology with Greg Kiessling – April 13, 2021

Duration: 59:08

"...We often assume that because green energy costs more to produce, it’s less profitable for the seller in the long-run..."

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E28 - Investing in Cleantech Masterclass // Alberta Cleantech Investment Summit

Duration: 01:01:40

"...As part of the Alberta Cleantech Investment Summit event line-up, grab a cup of coffee and join our event partners and participating angels and ventures, for insight into how seasoned VCs assess cleantech ventures for investment..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about cleantech.

Electric Cars 'Cleaner'; Recyclable Blades & Russian Buses

"...'Almost Breaking News' is BACK! This month our roving 'Roberter' looks at electric buses in Russia, shocking news that electric cars are cleaner, a PV factory running on clean energy and the rise of driverless cars in the UK..."

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Bankrupting Fossils, EV Taxes & ZETA 2030 | 100% Independent, 100% Electric

"...LIKE if you're excited by what the next decade will bring for EVs and clean energy | SHARE if you think all future energy should be renewable ..."

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Fusion Has Major Problems That No One Is Telling You About

"...Tritium supply and use: a key issue for the development of nuclear fusion energy ..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about cleantech relevant to the latest news.

China’s role in the next phase of the energy transition: Contributions to global niche formation in the Concentrated Solar

"...The role that emerging economies, and China in particular, play in the global energy transition appears to be transforming..."

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Do existing regional specialisations stimulate or hinder diversification into cleantech?

"...Results confirmed the assumption in evolutionary economic geography that technological relatedness enhances regional diversification into cleantech..."

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The role of engineers in the greening of the South-Western Norwegian Maritime Industry: Practices, agency and social fields

"...I find that engineers, in addition to ‘normal’ engineer practices, perform several ‘non-engineer’ practices important for transformation, and that engineers in their greening efforts are practicing in several social fields of different scale and scope; a global ‘engineer discipline’ field associated with ‘normal’ engineer practices, a regional ‘industry cluster’ field associated with cleantech practices, and a national ‘political’ field associated with lobbying practices..."

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Mapping the types of business experimentation in creating sustainable value: A case study of cleantech start-ups

"...In this study, business experimentation for sustainable value creation is explored through seven cleantech start-ups by applying the systemic combining approach..."

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IT2-based multidimensional evaluation approach to the signaling: investors? priorities for the emerging industries

"...The application is illustrated by considering cleantech, new generation of information technology, biology/biotechnology and high-end equipment manufacturing industries, three dimensions and 12 criteria..."

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