$ 12.5 million for green projects quebec

12,5 millions $ pour des projets verts québécois

The federal minister of economic Development, Mélanie Joly, will announce on Thursday an investment of $ 12.5 million which will be used to fund thirty projects green of québec entrepreneurs.

The program, which will be unveiled during a press conference at the Maison du développement durable in Montreal, will support 30 projects in companies that aim to develop or adopt clean technologies, and detailed a source aware of the dossier to the QMI Agency.

The various projects that will receive support will allow businesses to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions or protect the environment, while improving their competitiveness.

Although the pandemic COVID-19 was the focus of attention in recent months, the fight against climate change remains current and the minister Joly account, with this announcement, demonstrate that his government is always concerned about the environmental issues.

The minister must also insist on the fact that the economic recovery is expected in coming out of the crisis of the sars coronavirus will be the opportunity to bet on a greener economy and to accelerate the energy transition.

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