Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

July 20, 2012 17:59 ET

Edmonton Explores New Developments in Energy

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 20, 2012) - Edmonton Economic Development Corporation Alberta, Canada has four operating divisions to include economic development, tourism, the Shaw Conference Centre, the Edmonton Research Park, as well as being a joint partner with TECEdmonton. At EEDC our key areas of focus, life sciences, financial services, energy, advanced technologies, advanced education and tourism.

As you focus on the energy industry, below is some information about activity in our region.

Energy firms collect $46 million towards six projects which aim to cut carbon dioxide emissions- Alberta's climate-change technology fund announced $46 million Thursday for six energy companies designing projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Click here to read more.

Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues Launches Solar and Energy Savings Program- Partnering with Edmonton's top energy consultants and the City of Edmonton, the EFCL has worked out an opportunity that will help Leagues take significant strides in the development of renewable energy, reduction of operating costs, and greater engagement of the growing green minds in the community. Click here to read more.

Airport land project would make Edmonton world leader- Redevelopment plans for the City Centre Airport have a potential to make Edmonton a world leader in sustainable communities. Click here to read more.

Edmonton leads the way in developing alternate sources of power and its 17 centres of excellence in energy research and technology are key to meeting the energy and environmental challenges of today.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) provides leadership in economic development, markets Edmonton as a must-see destination, manages the Shaw Conference Centre and Edmonton Research Park, and acts as a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca.

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