Energy Innovation Program


The Energy Innovation Program (EIP) received $49 M over 3 years from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2019 to support clean energy innovation. Accelerating clean technology research and development is a key component of the Government of Canada’s approach to promoting sustainable economic growth and to supporting Canada’s transition towards a low-carbon economy.

Energy Innovation Program key priority areas are: renewable, smart grid and storage systems; reducing diesel use by industrial operators in northern and remote communities; methane and VOC emission reduction; reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the building sector; carbon capture, use and storage; improving industrial efficiency.


Find information on ALL projects funded through the Office of Energy Research and Development.

Applicants’ Guide to the Terms and Conditions

These are the general Terms and Conditions for NRCan’s Innovation and Clean Growth Programs (eligible activities, recipients, and expenditures; the application process; and general audit and reporting requirements).  More specific terms and conditions are provided to applicants and funding recipients during the application and project execution phases. 

Frequently Asked Questions

A list of commonly asked questions and their answers will be maintained on this site. It will be updated as often as required. Please click here to go to the FAQs.

Service Standards

Find out about NRCan’s Innovation and Clean Growth Programs’ service standards.

General Inquiries

Responses to requests for information through the e-mail address - 5 business days