Clean Technology

Powering a net-zero future

A global leader in clean energy technologies

The Edmonton region is leading Canada in clean energy technologies because of its strong innovation ecosystem, a commitment to sustainability, a history of industry collaboration and investment, and a large pool of highly skilled talent.

The region is Canada’s energy powerhouse and boasts some of the best renewable resources in the country – wind, solar, bioenergy, hydrogen, and geothermal.

Alberta is home to more than 900 cleantech companies that serve a wide variety of industries, including traditional energy, power and utilities, manufacturing, agriculture, hydrogen, digitalization, carbon capture, utilization and storage and more. We’re world leaders in cleantech innovation, and we’re always looking for solutions to drive sustainable practices across all of our sectors.

Statistics

  • 9/1000 people: Alberta has more engineers per capita than any other province
  • 22% of clean tech ventures in Alberta have a female founder (national average is 15.6%)
  • The University of Alberta is ranked 3rd globally for AI research

Meet our leaders in Energy & Cleantech

Our ecosystem

Organizations (By Type)

Companies in our region

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Projects

    The latest in Cleantech

    Latest News

    • MEDIA RELEASE – Green Transition Holding announces expansion to the Edmonton region

      Sector
      Clean Technology
      Published On
      September 23, 2022
      Plans to turn trash into treasure, changing the future of waste in the region September 23, 2022 (Edmonton Metropolitan Region) – Green Transitio…
    • Capturing potential: the Edmonton region leads CCUS innovation

      Sector
      Clean Technology, Hydrogen
      Published On
      September 21, 2022
      NRC CCUS Illustration
      The Edmonton region is leading the way in clean energy technologies because of its strong innovation ecosystem, a history of industry collaborati…
    • We have what youth need

      Sector
      AI and Technology, Clean Technology, Digital Media and Entertainment, Food and Agriculture, Health and Life Sciences, Hydrogen
      Published On
      September 21, 2022
      Once famous for traditional energy, Alberta would attract youth from all corners of Canada to get in on the lucrative opportunities in the province…
    • Hydrogen-powered vehicles drive to net-zero future

      Sector
      Clean Technology, Hydrogen
      Published On
      June 15, 2022
      Pictured: Nikola’s hydrogen fuel cell semi-truck, Canadian Hydrogen Convention, April 2022 Left to right: Chris Mcleod (Edmonton Global), Eliza…

    Upcoming Events

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      September 28 @ 5:30 pm

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