Jan 21, 2021

CRIN Member Profile: Student Energy

Source: CRIN

Student Energy works as part of CRIN to build the network of young people engaged in energy and cleantech innovation across Canada and around the world. Student Energy sits on the CRIN Steering Committee advising on meaningful youth engagement on energy. Meet the future of energy...
Read more »

Jan 06, 2021

Using AI to achieve environmental outcomes: A Growing Canadian Success Story

Source: CRIN - Novel Land and Wellsite Reclamation Technology Theme

Canada punches well above its' weight class in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML). AltaML provided an introduction to the origins of Canada's global position and benefits, including reduction of environmental impacts, improved safety and efficiency, and more.
Read more »

Oct 29, 2020


Source: Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada

Thank you to all who joined us at the first CRIN | PTAC Digital Spotlight event. For those of you who weren’t able to attend, or if you would like to watch the recorded event, it is available to view here! This is the first in a series of DIGITAL SPOTLIGHT events – stay tuned to the CRIN and PTAC channels for more information on upcoming dates and topics.
Read more »

Oct 27, 2020

Creating jobs through clean energy technology

Source: Government of Alberta

Alberta’s government recently announced up to $750 million for projects across the province through the TIER system and other public funding, supporting almost 9,000 jobs and injecting $1.9 billion into the province’s economy.
Read more »

Oct 22, 2020

Ottawa provides $100M to research cutting energy GHG emissions

Source: BNN Bloomberg

A contribution of $100 million from Ottawa will assist with the commercialization of new products from Canada's oil and gas industry, as well as help reduce its environmental impact, according to the head of a consortium that will administer the money. The funding, first announced in the federal budget in March 2019, is to be provided over four years to the Clean Resource Innovation Network, said Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science and industry, on Thursday.
Read more »

Oct 22, 2020

Ottawa pledges $100 million to reduce oil and gas industry’s emissions

Source: The Calgary Herald

he federal government says it will provide $100 million from its strategic innovation fund over four years to accelerate the development and use of technologies to lower the oil and gas industry’s environmental impact. Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada says the money will be provided to the Clean Resource Innovation Network, a 1,700-member consortium of companies, not-for-profit organizations, government departments and agencies, researchers, academic institutions and economic development agencies.
Read more »

Oct 22, 2020

Government of Canada invests in clean technology ecosystems

Source: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Canada’s oil and gas sector is an important part of Canada’s economy, and workers in the sector have been significantly affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. By working together with the sector, the government can help it rebound, create good jobs for workers and reduce its carbon footprint.
Read more »

Oct 14, 2020

CRIN aims spotlight at digital technologies with events and technology competition

Source: JWN Energy

If there is one thing the COVID-19 pandemic has made readily apparent, it is the importance of digital technology to run our economy and enhance our wellbeing. It enabled millions of workers to swiftly move from their offices to the homes to conduct business and others to adapt to remote operations. It permitted connectivity with our families, remote retailing for our day-to-day needs, not to mention home entertainment to ease the strain of prolonged lockdowns. In the oil and gas industry, digital technology adoption has been underway for decades. But digital technologies are a rapidly advancing field, and the petroleum industry is harnessing new digital innovation to improve safety, reduce environmental impact and increase competitiveness. The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) and the Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) are helping to facilitate the industry's digital transformation
Read more »