The Natural Gas Innovation Fund Receives Industry Accelerator Award for Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation to Market

May 13, 2020 – Ottawa, ON
Natural Gas Innovation Fund   

Today, the Natural Gas Innovation Fund™ (NGIF) was awarded the title of co-champion in Project Execution Excellence in the subcategory of Industry Accelerators through the Daily Oil Bulletin’s second annual Energy Excellence Awards.

The award in Project Execution Excellence recognizes energy excellence and focuses on the advancement of collaboration within Canada’s energy industry. NGIF also congratulates co-champion Emissions Reduction Alberta.

An industry-led, industry-funded, granting organization seeking to accelerate cleantech innovation in the production, transmission, distribution and end-use of natural gas, NGIF is breaking new ground in Canada’s energy marketplace. NGIF is proud to be the recipient of this award that recognizes the work of the organization in delivering cleantech solutions for the full natural gas value chain.  The companies supported by NGIF deliver technologies that enhance environmental performance while maintaining the affordability of natural gas. The Canadian gas industry, through NGIF, has shown tremendous ability to collaborate and develop partnerships to solve technological and environmental challenges common to the sector.

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It was just over three years ago the Natural Gas Innovation Fund was an idea on a whiteboard and today it is the recipient of an Industry Accelerator Award by the Daily Oil Bulletin. We are both excited and humbled with this recognition that communicates the power of collaboration from our natural gas industry investors in cleantech innovation.”

John Adams, Managing Director, Natural Gas Innovation Fund


“The Canadian Gas Association congratulates NGIF on this well-deserved win. CGA and its members started NGIF just over three years ago with the intention of advancing innovation in Canada’s natural gas industry. We believe NGIF has become a key player in energy innovation in a very short time – this award demonstrates that.”

Timothy M. Egan, President and CEO, Canadian Gas Association

Investors in NGIF include:

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About the Natural Gas Innovation Fund
NGIF is an industry-led, industry-funded, granting organization created by the Canadian Gas Association that seeks to accelerate cleantech innovation in the production, pipeline transmission, and end-use of natural gas. In doing so, we aim to improve the environmental and economic performance of all in the sector. Our belief is that affordable, reliable, environmentally sound natural gas is a foundational fuel for Canada’s long-term well-being.

Media Information:
Aysha Raad
Director, Communications
Canadian Gas Association
613-748-0057 ext. 310
araad@cga.ca

Fund Information:
John Adams
Managing Director
Natural Gas Innovation Fund (Fund I) NGIF Cleantech Ventures (Fund II)
613-748-0057 ext. 326
jadams@cga.ca