Grant support for CCUS projects in Alberta and Saskatchewan
The Government of Canada, as well as provincial governments in Alberta and Saskatchewan have provided grant funding for major operating CCUS projects.
The Boundary Dam Carbon Capture Project, a major coal generating unit retrofitted with CCUS technology in 2014, received CAD 214 million (USD 165 million) from the federal government as well as funding from the Government of Saskatchewan.
The Shell Quest Carbon Capture and Storage Project, which equipped the hydrogen production unit at a major refinery with CCUS, received CAD 745 (USD 572 million) from the Government of Alberta and CAD 120 million from the Government of Canada (USD 92 million).
The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line, which began operating in 2020 with CO2 capture from a fertiliser plant and refinery, received CAD 223 (USD 164 million) from the Government of Alberta and CAD 63 million from the Government of Canada (USD 46 million).
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