Natural Resources Canada Call for LOIs: Clean Growth Program (CGP)

Deadline: 7 February 2018

The Natural Resources Canada is seeking Letter of Interest for its Clean Growth Program (CGP). The program will advance emerging clean technologies toward commercial readiness so that natural resource operations can better reduce their impacts on air, land, and water, while enhancing competitiveness and creating jobs. It is open to projects from the mining, energy and forestry sectors.

Focus Areas

The CGP covers five focus areas intended to address pressing environmental challenges and economic opportunities facing Canada’s natural resource sectors:

  • Reducing greenhouse gas and air emissions from natural resource operations
  • Minimizing landscape disturbances and improving waste management in natural resource operations
  • The production and use of advanced materials and bioproducts in natural resource operations
  • Efficient energy use and productivity in natural resource operations
  • Reducing water use and impacts on aquatic ecosystems in natural resource operations

Grant Information

The total funding available under the Clean Growth in Natural Resource Sectors Program is $155.0M, and will be used to support clean technology research and development (R&D), and demonstration including up to first commercial installations.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible funding recipients may include:

  • Legal entities validly incorporated or registered in Canada, including:
    • For profit and not for profit organizations such as electricity and gas utilities, electricity system operators, transmissions owners and operators, companies, industry associations, research associations, and standards organizations;
    • Indigenous organizations and groups;
    • Federal research centres;
    • Community groups; and
    • Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions
  • Provincial, territorial, regional and municipal governments and their departments and agencies where applicable.

How to Apply

Letter of Interests should be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit Clean Growth Program.

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