MaRS Cleantech Fund: Equity Investments for Cleantech Startups

The MaRS Cleantech Fund is one of the most recent program additions by the MaRS Organization to provide funding for small business in the clean technologies sector. The program is funded through the highly regarded MaRS Discovery District, which provides equity investments to small business and start-up organizations looking to commercialize new and innovative technologies….

Collaborative Research and Development Funding for Biomass Innovations

Nipissing University’s Biomass Innovation Centre is allocating its assigned Canadian Government funding towards collaborative research and feasibility studies regarding the identification of potential biomass energy sources in Northern Ontario. The program intends to provide academic services and funding for small business that are attempting to determine the feasibility of early-stage biomass investigation projects. Canadian Research…

Toronto Hydro Provides Energy Efficiency Funding for Small Business

Businesses located within the GTA can now receive Canadian business funding grants towards energy efficiency improvements  within their industrial or commercial facilities. Toronto Hydro offers a variety of programs which provide financial incentives and funding grants for small business equipment retrofits and energy management systems. Ontario Business Funding Incentives for Improved Energy Management The following…

SDTC Greentech Funding: Do You Qualify for SD Tech Fund Grants?

SDTC Greentech Funding: Do You Qualify for SD Tech Fund Grants?

SD Tech Fund grants support the development and commercialization of innovative green technologies (greentech). Administered by Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC), these Canadian government grants provide businesses with up to 33% of eligible project expenses to a maximum $15 million. Developing green technologies and creating a low-carbon economy is a major component of the federal…

Small Business Funding Grants: Sustainable Development Technology Canada for Proving Technology

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Sept. 12, 2012) : The Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for profit organization that supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies. It helps bridge the financial gap in the innovation chain and allows for the development of new products and services to provide solutions to climate change, water quality…

Electric Vehicle Incentive Program – Small Business Transportation Funding

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is currently offering Canadian Government grants for small business lease or purchase of a hybrid or electric vehicle fleet. The program is one of the many Canadian Government Funding Incentives for Greening your Business and reducing Canada’s commercial carbon footprint. This program is available to private consumers as well…

SolarLiving Show: Transfer Your Business to Clean Energy

The SolarLiving Show looks to provide expert advice and support for businesses that are considering the possibility of integrating clean energy systems into their facilities and operations. Recently, Canadian Government Grants for Research and Development have led to new developments by the University of Toronto in solar cell technologies.  These breakthroughs promise to improve efficiencies…

Ontario Renewable Energy Incentives: Northern Energy Program

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is now offering alternative energy generation incentives to businesses and not-for-profits in Northern Ontario. The program provides grant funding for business expenditures related to renewable energy projects. The goal of this program is to reduce the costs of energy consumption for small businesses in Northern Ontario, thus improving…

Funding Incentives for Improving Business Sustainability

Many business owners are beginning to realize the benefits of greening their businesses by reducing their energy consumption and retrofitting inefficient technologies. Toronto Hydro is offering several small business funding incentives for their customers in the GTA. These incentives are intended to improve the environmental sustainability of the Toronto Region by enhancing the energy efficiencies…

Ontario Business Funding for Increased Energy Efficiency

Toronto Hydro is currently offering a new demand management and conservation program to encourage GTA business owners to reduce their operational energy consumption. The saveONenergy initiative is one of the many Ontario Government Funding Programs that look to encourage ‘Eco-Friendly’ behaviour by industry consumers. Many businesses are currently undertaking these energy reduction measures to prepare…