The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources, announced $6.7 million in federal funding to support Eavor Technologies Inc.’s approach for the next generation of geothermal engineering. Eavor is developing a prototype for a closed-loop geothermal system.
CanGEA member Alberta Innovates is a key partner in this project. Part of their mandate is to "develop and invest in research, technology and innovation to help technology developers and industry clients accelerate technology development and deployment, grow their businesses and enhance the competitiveness of the resource sector."
The Government of Canada's press release is available here.
In light of the upcoming Alberta provincial election, taking place on April 16, CanGEA would like to state that we advocate among all political stakeholders. As a non-partisan organization, CanGEA encourages all parties to include geothermal energy in their platforms and policies. Members of any campaign are welcome to reach out to discuss geothermal energy policy.
Currently, the United Conservative Party is the only provincial party to include geothermal energy in their platform, available here.