FREDERICTON, NB, May 10, 2019/CNW/ – One of the greatest opportunities for the Government of Canada is shifting toward clean growth. So in New Brunswick Power service territory is gonna try some things. Things to combat climate change because Canada needs new and innovative approaches to electricity distribution. That is why the Government of Canada is funding an energy infrastructure project in New Brunswick. One that will help lower carbon pollution. As well as increase economic competitiveness while protecting the environment.
Member of Parliament Matt DeCourcey, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, announced a $1-million contribution for a research and demonstration project with New Brunswick Power.
This project will test conservation voltage reduction (CVR) as a potential solution to help customers conserve more energy, quantify energy savings and look at methods to increase renewable energy use on the provincial power grid. New Brunswick Power will collect and analyze data from volunteer residents and businesses. All to assess how CVR can find efficiencies and money savings for customers. The 12-month project will include the winter peak and the summer cooling peak seasons.
In addition, funding for this project will be provided by Natural Resources Canada’s Energy Innovation Program.
Consequently and through Generation Energy, national energy dialogue, Canadians expressed that they want to continue to be a leader in the transition to a clean growth economy. will also continue to support innovative projects that create jobs. As well as improve industry competitiveness, cut pollution and act on climate change.
This federal–provincial partnership supports the commitment by the Atlantic premiers and the Government of to develop a Clean Power Roadmap for .
The global shift toward a cleaner, greener economy is the opportunity of a lifetime. From , will welcome over 25 countries to this year’s Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Ministerial to discuss a future that is cleaner, brighter and more prosperous for generations to come. will showcase its leadership in cleantech innovation. As well as champion the issues of gender equality, youth and Indigenous people. All as a result in clean energy and promote as an investment destination. Finally and to Learn more at: http://cem-mi-vancouver2019.ca/
1. Through the Investing in infrastructure plan, the Government of is investing more than over 12 years. All in public transit projects, green infrastructure, social infrastructure, trade and transportation routes. Finally and rural and northern communities.
- Along with the recently announced Smart Grid Atlantic Project funded by Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada, the Collaborative Grid Innovation for Atlantic Smart Energy Communities project will encourage investment and innovation to help build a smart grid hub in the region.
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SOURCE Natural Resources Canada, NEWS PROVIDED BY Natural Resources Canada , May 10, 2019, 09:12 ET