Go Green Fund (Saskatchewan, Canada)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||Saskatchewan|
|Name||Go Green Fund (Saskatchewan, Canada)|
|Policy Category||Financial Incentive|
|Policy Type||Grant Program|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Solar Photovoltaics, Wind energy|
|Program Administrator||Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment|
The Go Green Fund is a financial commitment from the Government of Saskatchewan to assist Saskatchewan's people, communities, non-government organizations and businesses address the province's most important environmental issues.
The Go Green Fund supports practical, cost-effective solutions delivered through innovative environmental technologies, processes and improved public understanding. Larger scale initiatives that demonstrate significant environmental benefit and those that have the potential for adoption and/or replication elsewhere in Saskatchewan will be favored.
"Ordinary course-of-business" activities are not eligible for funding.
The Go Green Fund will invest in results-based projects that contribute to the following objectives:
Reduction or avoidance of greenhouse gas emissions measured as tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent reduced, sequestered or avoided;
Conservation of water supplies measured as litres of water saved;
Maintenance or restoration of water quality to meet established standards measured as litres of water upgraded or safeguarded from its prior or estimated degraded status; Biodiversity conservation measured as hectares of land protected or under biodiversity management;
Reduction of waste measured as kilograms of waste reduced or diverted; and Improvement in the understanding and acceptance of the need to address environmental issues measured by testing the target group's understanding of relevant messages pre- and post- project. Projects in this area will have a measurable action component directly relating to one or more of the above mentioned objectives.
Past projects funded include wind energy, energy storage, geothermal and biomass projects.
|Contact Name||Go Green Fund Manager|
|Department||Saskatchewan Ministry of the Environment|
|Address||5th Floor - 3211 Albert Street|
|Zip/Postal Code||S4S 5W6|