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Environmental Industries


Sector Summary

Wind Farm - St. LeonManitoba is positioned to become a Canadian leader in renewable-energy by decreasing reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels and the increased use of geothermal heat pumps for the heating and cooling of homes and buildings.

  • The International Institute for Sustainable Development is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Manitoba Hydro is one of Canada’s most active leaders in the energy and environment sector, with funding programs for renewable energy production, energy efficiency, eco-innovation, bio-products, climate change mitigation, and related environmental sectors. Nearly all electric power that is generated in Manitoba is generated from renewable resources.
  • Manitoba is leading the country in geothermal heat pump installations, has made dramatic investments in wind power and has the most aggressive biodiesel strategy in Canada.

Contact

Energy Division
Toll free: 1-886-444-4207
Fax: 204-943-0031
Web: www.gov.mb.ca/jec/energy/index.html

Manitoba Environmental Industries Association Inc.
Tel: 204-783-7090
Fax: 204-783-6501
E-mail: admin@meia.mb.ca

Web: www.meia.mb.ca

Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association
Tel: 204-338-0804
Fax: 204-338-0810
E-mail: mopia@mts.net
Web: www.mopia.ca

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