Energy & Environment
There are more than 350 businesses in Winnipeg engaged in the energy and environment sector. These businesses are involved in diverse industries including environmental consulting, environmental remediation, recycling, waste management, water/wastewater management, renewable energy, and fossil fuel production. Emerging sub-sectors such as bioproducts, freshwater lake management, electric vehicles, and eco-tourism are creating new opportunities for Manitoba businesses to lead.
Winnipeg’s environmental sector is supported by 16 research centres for sustainable development including the University of Manitoba’s Sea Ice Research Group, the Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex, and the International Institute for Sustainable Development, which is headquartered in Winnipeg with branch offices in Ottawa, New York and Geneva.
With the lowest published rates for hydroelectricity and one of the most reliable electrical grids in North America, Winnipeg offers businesses greener options.
Find out more about Winnipeg’s energy and environment sector:
Industry Partner Links
Energy & Environment Sector Information
Manitoba Hydro - Company Profile
Energy & Environment Sector Brief
Winnipeg Energy & Environment
Winnipeg has the lowest published rates for hydroelectricity and one of the most reliable electrical grids in North America. Manitoba Hydro is a huge exporter of electricity. Winnipeg is also a centre of natural gas distribution and alternative energy development. Winnipeg’s environmental firms have substantial capabilities in waste management systems, water and wastewater treatment, and environmental impact assessments. In fact, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, with offices in Ottawa, New York and Geneva, is headquartered here.
To discuss Business Development opportunities, please contact:
Business Development Professional, Yes! Winnipeg
E: Jenny Motkaluk
To discuss Economic Development in Winnipeg, please contact:
Senior Manager, Economic Development
E: Tim Feduniw