Amarjeet Sohi

Minister of Natural Resources

Role in MI

Progress towards doubling public investment

Country-determined baseline year(s): FY 2014-15
Baseline funding amount: CAD $387 million (USD $295 million)
Doubling target year: FY 2019-20
Doubling target amount: CAD $775 million (USD $590 million)

Find out more about how Canada’s baseline and doubling are calculated

Canada is on track to meet or exceed our doubling target. Data on Canada’s expenditures in Fiscal Year 2018-19 are not yet available, but are expected to show a significant further increase in spending as the initiatives announced in Budget 2017 continue to be implemented.

Statistics Canada administers an annual survey of private sector spending on energy research and development (excluding demonstration) – see Industrial energy research and development expenditures by area of technology, by industry group.

News and events

Canada partners with Breakthrough Energy to launch game-changing program to accelerate clean energy innovations (May 23, 2019)

MI Champions

MI Champions is a program for recognizing and supporting the next wave of energy technology leaders.
Meet Canada’s Champion, Sean Monkman!