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RFP: Developing Net Zero Pathways for Canada’s Offshore Oil and Gas Industry

The objective of this project is to develop pathways for Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry to achieve net zero (or better) greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, as committed to by Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador, in a manner that achieves maximum economic growth and diversification for local industry.

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WEBINAR: Opportunities and Challenges for Hydrogen in Newfoundland & Labrador

Drawing from the recently released report, this presentation will focus on the unique opportunities and challenges for hydrogen in Newfoundland & Labrador as well as the potential for interprovincial collaboration throughout the region.

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SPEAKER SERIES: Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Environmental Emergency (E2) Regulations – September 10, 2021

Join Gerard Chisholm, Senior Program Officer with Environment and Climate Change Canada’s (ECCC) Environmental Emergencies Program, in a presentation that will provide an overview of the Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019. It will serve as an opportunity to spread awareness about the new requirements to the regulated (and potentially regulated) community.

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Access wage subsidy programs to help your business through ECO Canada

ECO Canada is currently offering a number of wage subsidy programs that can help your business grow. Are you a cleantech business looking to hire? Or maybe you are a business looking to address environmental challenges and or opportunities? In either case, click for more information!

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LAST CHANCE: Virtual Marine x Business and Arts Community Brainstorm

Virtual Marine is a local business focused on designing world-class small boat training simulators. Staffed by engineers, programmers, technicians, and instructional designers, Virtual Marine is reaching out to the creative sector for inspiration regarding how to heighten the visceral and emotional impact of their lifeboat simulators. Express your interest in this fun and unique opportunity today!

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LAST CHANCE: JOB OPPORTUNITY – Climate Services Specialist

NEIA’s Climate Services Specialist will engage with a variety of stakeholders within Newfoundland and Labrador to provide information and guidance with respect to climate change data, climate change adaptation tools, best practices, and training. The Climate Services Specialist will help stakeholders identify and explore relevant opportunities to address climate change specific to their circumstances.

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LAST CHANCE: JOB OPPORTUNITY – Climate Service Specialist, Labrador

Recognizing the unique climate change risks, hazards, and challenges in Labrador, CLIMAtlantic Inc. is seeking a Labrador Climate Services Specialist to join its team and help decision-makers in Labrador understand and address climate change.

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World Circular Economy Forum, September 13-15, 2021

Environment and Climate Change Canada and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra are co-organising WCEF2021 in collaboration with the African Circular Economy Alliance, Circular Economy Leadership Canada, City of Toronto, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the European Commission, Government of Finland, Government of the Netherlands, International Chamber of Commerce, Latin America and the Caribbean Circular Economy Coalition, Nordic Innovation, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy, United Nations Environment Programme, and World Business Council for Sustainable Development.

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Noia Conference 2021

Noia’s 2021 Annual Conference – Resilience and ReEnergized – is taking place September 21-22, 2021.

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Save the Date: NEIA’s Annual Conference taking place October 22, 2021

Mark your calendars! NEIA will be hosting its annual conference on October 22, 2021. More information on Newfoundland and Labrador’s Clean Growth Conference coming soon!

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TRAINING: Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER)

The 8-hour refresher course takes place on October 1, 2021. The full 40-hour course takes place between October 4-8, 2021. Click the link for more details.

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     More Opportunities

Defining Green Jobs for Newfoundland and Labrador: A Panel Discussion

RFP: Consulting Services for NEIA’s Caribbean Market Development Program

EOI: Municipal participation in project to strengthen climate science, improve awareness, and mobilize climate change action

Renewable Supply Chain Information Session – Nova Scotia – September 15, 2021

Foresight is conducting a national survey of cleantech ventures to identify issues and challenges as we move beyond the pandemic – participate!

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Harvesting Superintendent (Resource Innovations)

Nominations now open for the 2021 takeCHARGE Luminary Awards

Trade Mission to Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) 2021

Upcoming ISO 9001, 14001, and 45001 training with Quality Matters

Energy Innovation Program – Carbon capture, utilization and storage stream

Applications for the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) being accepted

Canadian Trade Mission to Smart Cities World Congress

Call for abstracts: 1st Virtual Atlantic and Eastern Canadian Symposium on Water Quality Research (Nov 1-3, 2021)

Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) – Onshore Program: Intake 3 is now open

Apply to participate in the Canadian Technology Accelerator for cleantech companies in Southeast Asia

Zero Carbon Building Standard Workshop

Clean Fuels Fund

Mitacs increasing funding for SME-led Innovation Projects

ECO Canada – Science & Technology Internship Program

“Accelerate from Anywhere” Expands Cleantech Training & Support Across Canada

     >>> View a complete list of current Business Opportunities on our website



     NL Green Economy News

NEIA releases video series exploring opportunities for clean technology in the growth of Atlantic Canada’s blue economy

Nalcor CEO Confident Issues with Labrador Island Link Soon to Be Resolved

Net Zero: Canada must spend extra $60B/year on clean tech: report

Canadian cleantech’s 335% surge in financing sets up record year

Fixed link between Newfoundland and Labrador takes another step

Bauline Climate Action Day teaching residents how they can fight climate change

Can a paper mill solve a city’s raw sewage woes? Corner Brook hopes so

Building Capacity to Accelerate Canada’s Low-Carbon Future — Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program

Government of Canada targets zero emission bus transportation with launch of new fund

Hydro-Québec launches pilot to support school buses

A small Canadian province is a North American electric school bus leader

Canadian officials tout reducing emissions while maintaining oil and gas growth

Addressing climate change, oil industry requires balanced approach, says Newfoundland and Labrador’s energy minister

Equinor and BP focus on lower-carbon barrels

Carbon capture tech becoming cost-effective as emissions price soars

Consortium of 29 Firms Backs Danish Carbon Capture and Storage Project

Wood expects $500 million worth of medium-term CCUS deals

‘Absolutely applicable’: Offshore oil expertise deemed crucial for massive US wind power buildout

Existing oil and gas infrastructure has potential in offshore green hydrogen

Scotland tests waters for weaving floating wind-powered oil projects into ScotWind tender

How realistic is the promise of hydrogen power as the green fuel of the future?

Government launches long awaited hydrogen strategy

China Approves Renewable Mega-Project for Green Hydrogen

‘Regional powerhouse’: BP sees Australia as ideal location for large-scale green hydrogen

‘World’s first fossil-free steel’ supplied to Volvo as new hydrogen milestone claimed

‘Incorrect conclusions’: Equinor leads backlash against damning blue hydrogen study

Maersk makes $1.4 billion green bet on methanol-fueled ships

Furey government mum on details as Come By Chance talks drag on

N.L. taxpayers took on a refinery’s environmental liabilities. A report outlining them is 6 years overdue

Five New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Operating in Province

Labrador north coast gets first electric car

Butt thefts mar cigarette cleanup project in St. John’s, but organizers say it’s a minor setback

This zero-waste team wants your help revealing the biggest plastic polluters in N.L.

Ottawa Funding Program to Transition to Whalesafe Fishing Gear

Work of graduate of GIS program at CNA in Corner Brook helped map the way to big reward

Newfoundland’s Ocean Choice International spends over $3 million to upgrade its Fortune plant

20 Questions with St. John’s Board of Trade CEO AnnMarie Boudreau

Up She Rises: Blue Whale Skeleton Raised to New Home in MUN Core Sciences Atrium

From lawn to Foggy Food Forest: How this family is creating an edible landscape

95% of existing ocean climates could disappear by 2100 if CO2 emissions continue to climb

How to fight microplastic pollution with magnets

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     Latest on NEIA.org

econext accelerating clean growth in Newfoundland and Labrador

NEIA releases video series exploring opportunities for clean technology in the growth of Atlantic Canada’s blue economy

Offshore Cleantech Information Series

     >>> Check our website for a complete list of recent updates



     NEIA Calendar

SEP 9 - WEBINAR: Opportunities and Challenges for Hydrogen in Newfoundland & Labrador

SEP 16 - Defining Green Jobs for Newfoundland and Labrador: A Panel Discussion

OCT 1-8 - TRAINING: Contaminated Sites Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER)

OCT 22 - Save the Date: NEIA’s Annual Conference taking place October 22, 2021



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