ESB – Expanded Technologies Pilot Program (ETP)

Receive Up to 50% Of Costs up to $250,000 in Funding.

The Energy Saving for Business (ESB) – Expanded Technologies Pilot Program (ETP), offered by Emission Reduction Alberta, supports small and medium-sized industrial and commercial businesses in reducing emissions and operating costs, growing their operations, and becoming more competitive, as well as creating skilled jobs and boosting economic growth.

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ESB – Expanded Technologies Pilot Program (ETP)

Amount of Funding

An amount of 50% of the total eligible expenses, up to a maximum of $250,000 per project, and up to $1 million for the parent company, shall be reimbursed.

Amount of Funding from the Canadian Government

ESB – Expanded Technologies Pilot Program (ETP)

Eligible Applicants

Collaboration between organizations is encouraged. Lead applicants and their project partners may include any combination of:

  • Developers in the field of technology;
  • A provider of products and services (equipment installers, engineering firms, and commercial energy auditors);
  • Owners of the facility; and
  • Operators, etc.
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ESB – Expanded Technologies Pilot Program (ETP)

Eligible Activities

For applicants to be eligible for this program, they must be engaging in a pilot program to evaluate innovative commercial technology systems which, at a minimum, meet the following criteria:

  • An installation, retrofit, or equipment upgrade that results in a reduction in the release of greenhouse gases as a result of its installation or retrofit
  • The system is composed of a single type of technology or an integrated type of technology.
  • Results in GHG emissions reductions at a rate at or below $200 of total Requested ERA Funding per tonne of CO2e reduced over the Project life
  • Resulting in a positive Return on Investment (ROI) for the project as a whole
  • The Technology System(s) is commercialized (the product is proven through successful deployment in operational settings, is available to anyone for purchase, can be manufactured widely, and is TRL level 9+. The technology cannot be in the research, development, pilot, or prototype stage).
Eligible Expenses for Canadian Government Funding

ESB – Expanded Technologies Pilot Program (ETP)

Program Deadline

There is a deadline of May 1, 2023 for the submission of Expressions of Interest (EOI). There is a deadline of June 15, 2023 for the full application. There is a deadline of September 30, 2023 for all projects to be operational and completed.

Program Deadline for Canadian Government Funding
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