TIER funds leading-edge tech in Lacombe

his funding is part of the province’s commitment of $750 million for job-creating emissions reduction programs through the TIER fund, which will directly support almost 9,000 jobs when matching investments are included, and inject $1.9 billion into Alberta’s economy.

Alberta’s government will provide $10 million from the TIER fund through Emissions Reduction Alberta to build a $45-million clean energy and organic fertilizer facility in Lacombe. The Lacombe Biorefinery will support up to 80 construction jobs and about 25 full-time jobs in Lacombe and Calgary. The facility will also cut about 40,000 tonnes of emissions each year – the same as taking about 8,500 cars off the road.

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