History of the Fund

From 2008 to 2014, the mandate of the ICE Fund was to support advancement of pre-commercial clean energy technologies in the electricity, alternative energy, transportation, and oil and gas sectors by acting as a critical bridge to the financial barriers to commercialization.

Since 2008, over $77 million has been approved for 62 projects throughout B.C. These demonstration projects showcased a variety of clean energy technologies including solar, wind, tidal, geothermal, ocean wave and bioenergy.

  • First Call for Applications (2008): 15 projects with a combined project value of $78.7 million were approved to receive $24.43 million.
  • Second (Rural) Call for Applications (2009): 19 projects with a combined project value of more than $96 million were approved to receive $22.68 million.
  • Call for Liquid Fuels from Biomass (2009): 8 projects with a combined value more than $100 million were approved to receive $10 million.
  • Third (2010 Showcase) Call for Applications: consisting of 3 intakes, 20 projects with a combined value of $167.21 million were approved to receive $20.71 million.

 

Call for Applications (2017-2020)

British Columbia and Canada partner on investment in clean-energy technology

In March 2017, Canada and British Columbia entered into a three year, $40 million partnership for the development of pre-commercial clean-energy projects and technologies. Visit the website to learn how to apply through one streamlined application process

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