Climate Action Plan (Manitoba, Canada)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Manitoba


Applies to States or Provinces Manitoba
Name Climate Action Plan (Manitoba, Canada)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Climate Policies
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Concentrating Solar Power, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province





Start Date 2008










Program Administrator Manitoba Conservation and Water Stewardship
Primary Website http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/climate/index.html


Last Review 2014-09-05


Information Source The Climate Change and Emissions Reductions Act: http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/c135e.php

Next Steps: 2008 Action on Climate Change: http://www.gov.mb.ca/beyond_kyoto/index.html


Summary

Manitoba's Climate Action Plan centers around energy efficiency, although it includes mandates and initiatives for renewable sources of energy.

The province has a goal of installing 1000 MWs of wind energy in the next 10 years. Geothermal heat resources are already being used, and will be further developed. The province has a biofuels mandate and tax incentives for biodiesel plants and ethanol standards for fuel.

The province enacted legislation, the Climate Change and Emissions Reduction Act, that requires the province to meet the Kyoto targets.




















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