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The Market Development Incentive Payment (MDIP) Fund

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The MDIP Fund was established by the Governments of Canada and Alberta to develop and support the expansion of Alberta natural gas in Canada.

A major goal of the MDIP Fund is to undertake projects to demonstrate alternative applications of natural gas as well as their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission-reduction benefits over other fuels through two specific streams:

  • Transportation Stream (information will be posted as program details become available)

  • Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Stream:
    Using natural gas to produce both heat and power for buildings reduces GHG and criteria air contaminants emissions when compared to the most efficient gas fired combined cycle plant and much more compared to coal generation.

The CHP stream is now ready to accept project submissions which demonstrate CHP applications.