Tag : Energy Efficiency

New Ontario Clean Technology Incentives for Business

New details have been released regarding the Government of Ontario’s commitment to green energy grants and incentives for business. The low-carbon economy that is being proposed by Ontario’s government will seek to raise funds from a variety of carbon-emitting activities and reinvest those funds into the economy by supporting clean

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saveONenergy Ontario Energy Conservation Incentives

In 2015, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) merged under the IESO name to increase synergy between the two agencies and reduce administrative costs. During this merger, several saveONenergy incentives for business (formerly administered by OPA) were rebranded to reflect the new partnership. Businesses

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Qualify for Automotive Innovation Fund: Fuel-Efficiency Tech Research

Since its inception in 2008, the Canadian government funding program Automotive Innovation Fund (AIF) has awarded over $468 million in support. This funding fuels automotive R&D projects aimed at improving fuel-efficiency and lowering the environmental impact of automobiles. Canadian businesses awarded with funding include Toyota, Ford, Linamar, and Magna International.

The program

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Kaizen: The Road to Continuous Improvement

Kaizen, a Japanese word for “improvement”, is often used in business environments to implement and improve standardized activities & processes. Introduced by Toyota after World War II, kaizens have now become common practice in the manufacturing industry to continuously improve methods or procedures that increase productivity, eliminate waste, and/or reduce

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Energy Efficiency Small Business Grants: ecoENERGY ISO 50001

Businesses have experienced a consistent rise in utility prices, creating an increased need for energy management and energy efficiency protocols. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) offers Canadian government grants for industrial organizations implementing systems and processes that improve baseline energy performance. NRCan is offering cost-shared assistance to companies in the industrial

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