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.

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Ontario number one water patent jurisdiction in the world according to Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP)

München DE, IFAT 2014 – May 5, 2014 – Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has granted more water-related industry patents over the past 30 years than any other comparable government jurisdiction in the world, according to the Water Technology Acceleration Project – WaterTAP. With 10% more clean technology companies than any other province in the country, and 900 water-industry-specific companies, the Ontario government’s Water Sector Strategy also includes targeted provisions for growing the water industry and maintaining its position as a global water innovation leader.

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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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$600 million, 270-megawatt South Kent Wind project example of investments sought by Ontario Clean Technology Alliance at WINDPOWER 2012

The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance is attending WINDPOWER 2012 in Atlanta, GA with news of completed plans for a $600 million, 270-megawatt South Kent Wind joint venture between Pattern Energy Group LP and Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. The Ontario Clean Technology Alliance, a group of 11 regional and municipal partners teamed with federal and provincial trade and innovation ministries, aims to attract more wind industry players to the province. Ontario is the first jurisdiction in North America to introduce a comprehensive, guaranteed pricing structure for renewable electricity generation including on-shore, small and large wind projects.

2012 marks Ontario’s claim as the largest producer of wind energy in Canada among all Canadian provinces, with more than 1,950 megawatts of installed wind power capacity generated by more than 1,000 turbines. By 2018, Ontario expects to install more than 5,600 megawatts of new wind energy capacity, creating 80,000 person years of employment and attracting $16.4 billion in private investment.

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