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Ontario Clean Technology Alliance: Canada's
largest, growing hub of clean tech companies

If your environmental, clean energy or clean technology company is expanding or relocating into the North American market, you need to consider the province of Ontario. Ontario generates 37% of Canada’s GDP and is home to almost 50% of all employees in high tech and  knowledge-intensive industries, including clean energy and clean tech.

Ontario is home to Canada’s greatest concentration of environmental and clean technology companies. According to the 2014 Canadian Clean Technology Industry Report, 35% of clean tech companies in Canada are located in Ontario — 10% more than in any other Canadian province.

Ontario's environmental sector (which includes clean tech) is worth an estimated $8 billion in annual revenues and $1 billion in export earnings. Canada's national clean technology industry revenue is $11.3 billion and projected to grow to $26 billion by 2018. Ontario's clean technology sector serves industries including aerospace, automotive, smart grid and utilities, oil and gas, agriculture and more.

With global markets for clean technology at $1 trillion and poised to triple this decade, Ontario offers a world-leading, highly-educated talent base with excellent growth opportunities, a low-risk business environment, and generous targeted tax credits to global companies seeking growth.

Please explore this site to learn more about why Ontario, incentives, success profiles and more.

 

Monday
May062013

Niagara’s water power prowess embraces the allure of wind

International investments are blowing wind industry companies, manufacturing and construction jobs across Ontario

While the Niagara Region of Canada is known worldwide for its magnificent waterfalls and associated hydro power, the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending WINDPOWER 2013 in Chicago to announce a series of national and international wind investments by companies including Capital Power Inc., Enercon Canada Inc., Niagara Region Wind Corp. (NRWC), NextEra Energy Canada ULC, REpower Systems SE, Samsung Renewable Energy Inc., and TSP Canada Towers Inc.

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Monday
Apr082013

$100 million investments by Siemens and CS Wind demonstrate significance of Ontario’s Green Energy Act

Hannover, Germany – HANNOVER MESSE 2013 – The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending Hannover MESSE, the world’s leading industrial technology showcase with 180,000-plus visitors, with news of a milestone order by Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) and Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) for the supply and commissioning of 124 wind turbines for the South Kent Wind project.

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Monday
Apr082013

Investitionen von 100 Mio. CAD durch Siemens und CS Wind belegen die Bedeutung der Green-Energy-Politik in Ontario 

HANNOVER – HANNOVER MESSE 2013 – Die Ontario Clean Technology Alliance gab heute auf der Hannover Messe, einen zukunftsweisenden Auftrag von Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) und Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) für die Lieferung und Inbetriebnahme von 124 Windkraftturbinen im Rahmen des South Kent Wind-Projekts bekannt. 

Alle Rotorblätter für das Projekt werden von Siemens im Werk für Windturbinenblätter in Tillsonburg in der kanadischen Provinz Ontario hergestellt. Dazu werden Produktion und Belegschaft an die für die Ausführung des Auftrags erforderlichen Kapazitäten angepasst. Die Masten für das Projekt werden im Werk Windsor von CS Wind aus Stahl "Made in Ontario" hergestellt. 

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Tuesday
Jan292013

Ontario invites global R&D and advanced manufacturing investment to help build $1.95 billion of smart grid infrastructure

The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is inviting global industry participants at DistribuTECH – the utility industry's leading smart grid event – in San Diego, California, to invest in research and development (R&D) and advanced manufacturing to help build out the electricity system of Canada’s largest, most populous province. The Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) estimated that starting in 2012 an average investment of about $390 million per year, or $1.95 billion in total over five years, is needed to enable the connection of distributed generation, such as wind and solar, in a more intelligent, cost-effective way.

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Monday
Oct012012

$60 million water consortium supports innovation across Ontario Clean Technology Alliance communities 

New Orleans, LA – WEFTEC 2012, Booth # 7321, Hall I – Oct. 1, 2012 – The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending WEFTEC 2012, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference and the largest conference of its kind in North America, with news of an ambitious $60 million Southern Ontario Water Consortium (SOWC) that has already attracted $20 million of technology investment from IBM Canada Limited (together with additional investment from the private sector, government, and universities. SOWC is a research and development platform for new water technologies and facilities for the testing and development of drinking water solutions, wastewater purification, ecotoxicological analysis, watershed management, and sensor development. 

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