Emerging Renewable Power Program
The Request for Project Applications under the Emerging Renewable Power Program is now closed.
Action on Emerging Renewable Power
The Emerging Renewable Power Program (ERPP) provides up to $200 million to expand the portfolio of commercially viable renewable energy sources available to provinces and territories as they work to reduce GHG emissions from their electricity sectors.
What is the Emerging Renewable Power Program?
Emerging renewable projects face higher risks, costs and more regulatory issues than projects using established renewable energy sources.
This program mitigates the risk of emerging renewable power projects through federal government funding, allowing emerging renewables to play a larger role in Canada’s electricity supply mix.
The program will establish new industries in Canada by supporting renewable power technologies that are:
- already established at the commercial level abroad but not yet in Canada
- demonstrated in Canada but not yet deployed at utility scale
Further announcements to follow in the coming months.
Demonstration projects are not eligible under this program.
Contact the ERPP program for more information by email at email@example.com.
NRCan hosted a webinar on March 9, 2018 to provide feedback on responses to the Expression of Interest and to give an overview of the Applicant Guide. Interested parties can access the webinar presentation.
Email us to receive the link to the webinar recording.
Through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan, the Government of Canada is investing more than $180 billion over 12 years in public transit projects, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, trade and transportation routes, and Canada’s rural and northern communities.
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