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Alternative Fuels Directory

Government of Canada – Federal

Departments

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Programs

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Regulations

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Provincial and Territorial Governments

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Non-Governmental Organizations

  • American Coalition for Ethanol – Grassroots voice of the U.S. ethanol industry.
  • Clean Vehicle Education Foundation – Coordinates and implements public awareness, education, market research, codes and standards and technology programs on alternative fuel systems.
  • David Suzuki Foundation – Promotes sustainable solutions to energy needs, from renewable sources like wind and solar power.
  • National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition – Advocacy group promoting the use of 85% ethanol as a form of alternative transportation fuel.
  • Pollution Probe – examines renewable fuels in Green Power section
  • Re-energy.ca – Free renewable energy project kit that explores wind energy, water energy, solar energy, biomass energy and more.
  • The Biodiesel Project – Community-scale biodiesel production founded by two University of British Columbia students.
  • The Pembina Institute – Conducts policy research and education programs on sustainable energy, climate change, environmental governance, ecological fiscal reform, sustainability indicators, and the environmental impacts of the energy industry.

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Industry Associations

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International

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Calculators

  • Biodiesel Emissions Calculator – Calculates the tail pipe and greenhouse gas emission reductions from using biodiesel compared to petrodiesel.
  • CO2 Calculator – Find out how much CO2 your community can prevent from entering the atmosphere by cutting back unnecessary vehicle idling.
  • Fuel Consumption Ratings – Compare the fuel consumption of various makes and models of vehicles for a specific model year.

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Climate Change

  • Climate Change – Information from Environment Canada.
  • Climate Institute – U.S.-based non-profit that leads symposia, conferences, roundtables, and special briefings on climate change issues.
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – International body that assesses scientific, technical and socio- economic information relevant for the understanding of climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaptation and mitigation.

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Consumer Sites

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Forestry

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Publications and Film

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Research and Development

  • ecoEnergy Technology Initiative – $230-million investment in the research, development and demonstration of clean-energy technologies.
  • Forestry Innovation and Investment Initiative – $127.5 million to address long-term competitiveness in the forest industry.
  • Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program – Increase the exploitation of Canada's natural advantage in biomass to develop new economic opportunities for agriculture.
  • Agri-Opportunities Program – Designed to push new products (agriculture, food and bioproducts), processes and services along the innovation chain and move them to the commercial phase.

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For Students

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