The Canadian Gas Association’s (CGA) Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) has put out a call for submissions for funding. The goal of the fund is to support research, demonstration and deployment of projects across the country.
"NGIF's mandate is to build a diversified portfolio of investments, strategic partnerships, and a trusted investment model that delivers on improved environmental performance, greater affordability and competitiveness, and enhanced safety and resiliency,” said John Adams, managing director of the NGIF.
Created in 2016, the fund aims to support innovation in the natural gas value chain. It selects and advances natural gas cleantech projects led by startups and organizations with the right innovation for market uptake and commercial viability. The NGIF’s money comes from the natural gas industry through pooled research and development funding.
NGIF's Investment Committee includes CGA, Pacific Northern Gas Ltd., FortisBC, ATCO, SaskEnergy, Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., Union Gas and Gaz Metro.