The Natural Gas Innovation Fund Announces its Finalists in Two Round 4 Funding Competitions

December 12, 2019                Ottawa, Ontario                     Natural Gas Innovation Fund   Today the Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) announced the finalists from two of its funding competitions – Round 4 funding competition for clean technologies for the end-use distribution of natural gas and Round 4 funding competition for clean technologies for the production of natural gas. In 2018, NGIF launched a …

Natural Gas Innovation Fund Announces Funding to Support the Demonstration of Biogas Cleanup Technology that Creates Renewable Natural Gas at Landfills

December 2, 2019 Vancouver, BC Natural Gas Innovation Fund The Natural Gas Innovation Fund announces today a total investment of $265,532 in the pilot-scale demonstration of Quadrogen Power Systems, Inc.’s proprietary C3P gas clean-up technology. This is in partnership with the project co-funders including BC Bioenergy Network (BCBN) with $1,500,000 of funding and Western Economic Diversification (WED) with $1,100,000 of …

Natural Gas Innovation Fund launches a $3 Million Cleantech Competition directed at the Production of Natural Gas

October 30, 2019 Edmonton, Alberta Natural Gas Innovation Fund Today the Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) announces the opening of a $3 million funding call for cleantech technology solutions to assist with the development and production of natural gas (upstream sector) in Canada. The call is targeted to advance technologies that will enable natural gas producers to build on their …

Renewable Natural Gas Start-up Company Completes Key Milestone Converting Alberta Forest Residues into Pipeline-Quality Gas

October 28, 2019 Edmonton, AB G4 Insights Inc. An innovative clean energy start-up company, G4 Insights Inc., has successfully demonstrated in a field trial that forestry industry residues can be turned into renewable natural gas (RNG). Their RNG technology demonstration project has been supported by a federal-provincial-industry partnership with the common goal of clean energy distribution into homes, businesses and …

Natural Gas Innovation Fund Announces Funding to Support the Development of Conformable Compressed Natural Gas Storage Technology

September 5, 2019 Ottawa, ON Natural Gas Innovation Fund The Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) announced today an investment of $500,000 towards the development and testing of Westport Fuel Systems’ high performance compressed natural gas (CNG) storage system. This is in partnership with the project co-funders and supporters including Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Ford Motor Company and Linamar Corporation. On …

The Natural Gas Innovation Fund Receives Collaborative Trendsetter Award

June 14, 2019 Calgary, Alberta Natural Gas Innovation Fund Today the Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) proudly announces that it is the recipient of the Collaborative Trendsetter Award, presented in Calgary, AB Tuesday, June 11 at The Global Petroleum Show Gala. The Collaborative Trendsetter Award, selected by the Global Petroleum Show’s judging panel, is designed to recognize operators who are …

The Natural Gas Innovation Fund announces its Round 4 semi-finalists

Natural Gas Innovation Fund Calgary, Alberta June 12, 2019 For Immediate Release Today the Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) announced a semi-finalist shortlist for its Round 4, Stage 1 funding competition for clean technologies both in the production and end-use distribution of natural gas. In 2018, NGIF launched a $1 million funding call targeting clean technologies as well as new …

Natural Gas Cleantech Profiled at Clean Energy Ministerial-Mission Innovation

Vancouver, BC May 27, 2019 The Canadian Gas Association (CGA) and the Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF), along with their respective members and investors, are pleased to participate in the Innovation Showcase at the Clean Energy Ministerial -Mission Innovation (CEM10/MI-4) in Vancouver, BC. We have officially opened our 600 square foot state-of-the-art facility entitled Cleantech for Canada’s Natural Gas Pavilion …

NGIF Announces Funding to Support the First Office Building in Edmonton Completely Disconnected from the Electrical Grid.

March 22, 2019 Edmonton, Alberta Natural Gas Innovation Fund Today, the Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) announces an investment of $95,000 in Effect Home Builders’ newly renovated energy retrofit office space in Edmonton, Alberta, certified by Mike Holmes’ Holmes Approved Homes program. Funding from NGIF will support Effect Home Builders to showcase and demonstrate how this 1940’s-era commercial building in …

Natural Gas Innovation Fund Launches $1.5 Million Cleantech Competition

May 09, 2019 Ottawa, Ontario Today the Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) announced a $1.5 million funding call to advance cleantech solutions in three strategic focus areas – energy efficiency; renewable gases (including renewable natural gas and hydrogen); and carbon capture – for natural gas distribution and end use industry in Canada. NGIF is accepting submissions to its intake stage …