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Keep up to date with the latest stories and interviews from the Alacrity ecosystem on our blog.

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31 May: Reusing Treated Wastewater for Agriculture, Energy Generation – Mexico

Currently, only about 6 percent of wastewater generated in The Valley of Mexico metropolitan area is treated. Farmer’s value wastewater…

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27 May: Opportunities Found for Cleantech Companies in the Singapore Green Plan

The Singapore Green Plan 2030 was announced on February 10th, 2021 and is a comprehensive climate action plan that aims to…

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13 May: Latest Round of SDTC Seed Funding Announced

On May 4th, 2021, Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced their most recent round of seed funding for 21 cleantech…

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06 May: What the 2021 Federal and BC Provincial Budgets Propose for Canadian Cleantech

On April 19th, 2021, the Government of Canada announced its 2021 federal budget, presented by Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Deputy Prime…

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29 Apr: Making Sense of the Global Carbon Market

In January of 2021, Alacrity Canada’s first Cleantech market research intern, Mary Elebijo, put together a report titled “Carbon Market,…

Ecodesign
22 Apr: Celebrating Earth Day 2021 With Alacrity Cleantech

According to EarthDay.org, “Earth Day is today widely recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more…

global connections
14 Apr: Five Reasons to Attend That Virtual Cleantech Conference or Event

Screen fatigue — it’s a very real thing these days and many (maybe even most) people around the world are…

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25 Mar: Plugzio Expands Intercontinentally: Going to Market in India

Plugzio is a Vancouver-based hardware and software company in the electric mobility space. The company provides electric vehicle charging plugs,…

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03 Mar: Can Micro-Credentials Keep SMBs in the Game?

Condensed certification programs are on the rise. Here’s why that matters to inclusivity and the pending recovery of the Canadian…

renewable energy
18 Feb: Alternative Fuel Sources: How Canadian Cleantech Companies Play A Role Internationally

According to Our World In Data, 2016 saw 49.4 billion tons of carbon dioxide-equivalent greenhouse gas emissions. Transport contributed to…

ideon podcast
16 Feb: Exploring Cosmic-Ray Muon Tomography with Ideon Technologies

In season two, episode eight of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

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05 Feb: Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s Role in Cleantech Funding

In season two, episode seven of Cleantech Talks, host and Alacrity Canada senior advisor Peter Van Der Gracht talks to…

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04 Feb: Sustainable Development Technology Canada Funding Programs for Cleantech Companies

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) provides funding to Canadian cleantech projects and coaches the companies that lead them as they…

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28 Jan: Marketing in Cleantech with First Light Technologies and Ocean Diagnostics

In season two, episode six of Cleantech Talks, host, Alacrity Canada Digital Marketing Bootcamp facilitator, and CEO of Jetstream Digital…

What Happened in 2020 (3)
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20 Jan: The Circular Economy: A Growing Model in BC

As the world moves towards recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, many questions have been asked about what recovery could and…

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19 Jan: Cleantech in 2020 and into 2021: The New Reality of Sustainability

2020 will be a year to remember for generations to come, most obviously because of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This…