Clean Electric Power Generation (Canada)

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EZFeed Policy

Place Canada

Applies to States or Provinces Alberta;British Columbia;Canada;Manitoba;New Brunswick;Newfoundland and Labrador;Nova Scotia;Ontario;Prince Edward Island;Quebec;Saskatchewan
Name Clean Electric Power Generation (Canada)
Policy Category Financial Incentive
Policy Type Grant Program, Industry Recruitment/Support
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy No
Inactive Date 2011
Implementing Sector Federal

Program Administrator Natural Resources Canada
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-05
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


The Clean Electrical Power Generation (CEPG) SSA consists of research and development (R&D) and late-stage development and demonstration of technologies for promoting clean, reliable and efficient power generation, both centrally and distributed, including the production of energy from renewable sources and the integration of these resources into the grid. It addresses the reduction of GHG emissions and toxic pollutants from the production of energy from fossil fuels, including through the development of clean coal and carbon dioxide capture and storage technologies, and it provides support for Canada’s participation in the treaty of the Generation IV International Forum (GIF) to develop advanced nuclear based energy systems.

The CEPG distributed more than $117 million (Canadian) of NRCan funding for the period from 2003-04 to 2008-09. The total estimated CEPG funding from all sources for this period was $250.5 million.