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ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT PROGRAM FAQ

Katie Michels, our Program Coordinator, is our ears on the ground for prospective grant applicants. She is the friendly voice (and face!) behind the scenes who works tirelessly to answer your questions, share feedback, and improve the function and flow of our grant software. Thank…

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ERA’S REBATE PROGRAM: ARE REBATES ENOUGH?

Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) launched a $55M program to incentivize small and medium enterprises in Alberta to do energy efficiency upgrades to their facilities and operations. The funding should be popular with businesses, nonprofits, and contractors as it will provide an opportunity for savings and…

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EDMONTON’S HOME ENERGY RETROFIT ACCELERATOR PROGRAM FACILITATES RESIDENTIAL EMISSIONS REDUCTIONS

The City of Edmonton recently launched their Home Energy Retrofit Accelerator program, providing financial incentives for homeowners who want to invest in improving the energy efficiency of their home. The program helps homeowners understand their home’s energy use and offers rebates to make improvements and…

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BUILDING ENERGY BENCHMARKING KICKS OFF IN CALGARY

The City of Calgary recently launched the Commercial and Institutional Building Energy Benchmarking (BEB) Program. This program helps building owners and operators measure and track building energy performance to improve efficiency, contribute to energy savings and affordability, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to help limit…

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LET’S SAY #Yes2ClimateYEG

Tomorrow Foundation for a Sustainable Future, is launching the #Yes2ClimateYEG campaign to support a low carbon future and healthy environment. At Alberta Ecotrust, we know that Edmontonians have a vision for a climate-friendly future. In fact, the City of Edmonton’s recent perception surveying indicates that…

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MEET THE 2020 CITIESIPCC LEGACY RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM RECIPIENTS

The CitiesIPCC Legacy Research Grant Program is a natural extension of Alberta Ecotrust’s partnership with the City of Edmonton and its Change for Climate initiative. With a diverse committee of subject matter experts from academia, consulting firms, environmental nonprofits, and government, the CitiesIPCC Legacy Research…

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MEET OUR SPRING 2020 ENVIRONMENTAL GRANT RECIPIENTS

Together, with our Visionary Partners, we had the honour and privilege to grant nearly $300,000 to 14 environmental projects across the province! Check out our 2020 Spring grant recipients, and be sure to click through their profiles to learn more about the people and organizations…

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Climate Innovation Fund Executive Advisory Committee Recruitment

Alberta Ecotrust is seeking big picture strategic thinkers to join the Climate Innovation Fund Executive Advisory Committees in Calgary and Edmonton. We are very excited to launch the new $40 million Climate Innovation Fund. Partnering with the two largest municipalities in Alberta, we will implement…

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