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.


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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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$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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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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Ontario Clean Technology Alliance at Intersolar to attract investment to help meet David Suzuki 2025 solar forecast

Celebrating its 20th year, Germany’s Intersolar tradeshow is the world’s largest gathering for the solar industry, with 75,000 visitors and 2,200 exhibitors. Executives from the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance are attending Intersolar 2011 in Munich this week to attract trade and investment to a Canadian province that the David Suzuki Foundation estimates could see consumer and industrial solar equipment investments by 2025 for 1,236 megawatts (MW) of solar systems, 800,000 solar domestic water heaters, 120,000 solar pool heaters, and passive solar heating in 420,000 new homes.

Regional members of the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance want to show solar energy companies from around the world that Ontario is the best place in North America to expand or relocate their businesses. Ontario offers targeted alternative energy and clean technology incentives, a deep talent pool, and strong and stable economy.

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Ontario Clean Technology Alliance at WINDPOWER 2011 to attract investment as Canada’s most populous province builds out 10,433 MW of wind energy capacity

Anaheim, CA – WINDPOWER 2011 – May 24, 2011 – Executives from the Ontario Clean Technology Alliance are attending WINDPOWER 2011 in Anaheim as the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has declared that the province of Ontario is Canada's wind energy leader. Ontario, Canada’s most populous province with 13.2 million people, boasts 1,636 MW of current installed capacity, a further 2,125 MW based on signed contracts, and applications for an additional 6,672 MW of wind energy development, for a total of 10,433 MW.

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