April Cleantech Roundup:
News and Stories from the Canadian Cleantech Ecosystem

April 4, 2024

Welcome to the Cleantech Roundup — your go-to hub for the latest news and developments from the Canadian cleantech sector. 

Cleantech is a dynamic, fast-paced industry, with new policy announcements, investor and venture capital news, and exciting industry developments being discovered daily. Check back regularly for exciting updates. We’ll update this page as the news unfolds, keeping you up to date with everything you need to know to maneuver through the cleantech market.

IEA: Investments in Clean Energy Must Triple by 2030 in Order to Curb Climate Change

Investment in renewable energy needs to triple by the end of the decade if the world hopes to effectively fight climate change and keep volatile energy markets under control, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Wednesday. 


Three Forces Impacting the Energy Transition

The world is inching ever closer to 2050, the target date set in Paris in 2015 for countries to reduce their emissions to net-zero. While some still believe that this goal is attainable, cutting carbon may be more gradual than many might expect. That’s especially true today as three new forces – inflation, deglobalization and changes in clean tech investments – are impacting the energy transition in new ways.


Utilizing the Canadian Clean Fuel Regulations Credit Program to Help Green Your Fleet

In 2023, Canada launched its Clean Fuel Regulations (CFR) program targeting the transportation sector — the country’s second-largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. This initiative mirrors successful programs in British Columbia, California, Oregon and Washington State that aim to slash fuel carbon intensity and spark a shift towards cleaner transportation technologies.