Meet Our 2022 Partners & Exhibitors

Title Partner

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From a single electric utility in Nova Scotia, Emera has grown into an energy leader with more than $33 billion in assets and serving 2.5 million customers in Canada, the US and the Caribbean.

Decarbonization has been core to our strategy for more than 15 years. And we have a great story to tell. Our Climate Commitment builds on our strong track record by establishing our vision to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with clear carbon reduction goals along the way.

With our portfolio of high-quality utilities and our innovative approach to developing solutions for current and future energy needs, we are well-positioned to continue delivering for customers while also providing long-term value to our shareholders.

Platinum Partners

HalifACT is the climate action movement for Halifax. It’s our community response to the climate crisis that will build a more resilient and healthy future in Atlantic Canada while preparing for current and future climate impacts. HalifACT is more than a plan – it’s a commitment to reducing emissions, switching to clean and reliable energy sources and demonstrating local government leadership. This transformational plan aligns the municipality’s efforts to support an equitable shift to a net-zero economy by 2050. HalifACT is one of the most ambitious climate action movements in Canada.

The Department of Natural Resources and Renewables has broad responsibilities related to the strategic management, promotion, development, and conservation of our province’s biodiversity, forests, parks, energy and mineral resources.. On behalf of all Nova Scotians, we want to make the most of our opportunities, while ensuring the environment is protected. The Department optimizes value from the sectors by creating partnerships with governments, industry and local communities.

We drive digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, end-point to cloud connecting products, controls, software and services, across the entire lifecycle, enabling integrated company management, for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure and industries. We empower all to do more with less, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

Diamond Partners

Springboard is a Network of 19 post-secondary institutions throughout Atlantic Canada, working to increase the competitiveness of Atlantic Canada’s industries through collaborative R&D.

Benefits of doing R&D with Springboard Members includes access to:

• 10,000+ researchers
• Government funding expertise
• Intellectual Property expertise
• Cutting-edge facilities
• Potential talent

We have a First-of-Kind patented technology that uses low temperature waste heat and converts it to AC or DC power. The technology is a solid-state cartridge (minimal moving parts – essentially no maintenance required) and creates electricity from heat differential and passing the thermals across the surfaces of the cartridge. We capture various sources of waste heat and convert it to decarbonized, net zero power! National Thermovoltaics has pioneered breakthrough, safe, heat to power at MW scale. NTV’s modular solid-state systems are not only more efficient, but offer unmatched density & scalability. NTV’s architecture features industry leading controls design, cyber security certification, tamper monitoring and location tracking

Gold Partners

The Office of Commercialization and Industry Engagement (OCIE) serves as Dalhousie’s gateway for:

  • Collaboration between industry and Dalhousie’s talented research teams.
  • Support for the business and economic development community.
  • Access to the university’s innovations, such as its intellectual property (IP).
  • Early assistance in the creation of startups based on Dal research

We’re helping people build a better world through efficiency, starting in our own province. Our role is to inform and motivate Nova Scotians to use less energy, use it smarter and enjoy the good things efficiency brings. Investing in energy efficiency comes with many benefits-lower heating bills, more comfortable spaces, new jobs in your community, and a smaller overall carbon footprint.

Learn more about Efficiency Nova Scotia including:

Founded in 2004, Dunsky supports leading governments, utilities, firms and non-profits in their efforts to build a sustainable energy future.

Our focus is on the demand side of the equation: deploying energy efficiency and other demand-side energy resources in buildings and industry, accelerating the deployment of energy and storage technologies, and transforming mobility through electrification, alternative fuels and new transportation solutions.

Clean Foundation helps the communities in which we work make real progress towards a cleaner future by taking on climate change challenges. We do this by bringing specialized teams together to work on complex problems, delivering clean projects and programs for communities. Essentially, we’re here to make the biggest impact for a cleaner future.

We are finance and early stage growth and technology experts, and we’re passionate about finding ways to support the needs of all growing companies in the Canadian tech ecosystem. We know the opportunity cost of waiting months to receive your SR&ED tax credits and grant dollars, and that diluting your hard-earned equity at the wrong time can be costly.

Silver Partners

Interested in Electric Vehicles? You’ve come to the right place.
At CAA Atlantic, we support making vehicles more fuel efficient and reducing transportation emissions – especially the development of electric vehicles. That’s why we’ve gone out of our way to specialize in the unique needs of electric vehicles and their owners.

As a Canadian employee-owned firm with 30+ years of industry experience, our greatest reward is the success of our people, business partners, and clients. At CIMA+, our agile and multidisciplinary team works hand-in-hand to deliver innovative and sustainable engineering solutions that leave a positive impact on our surrounding communities.

Heritage Gas Limited is the natural gas distribution company in Nova Scotia, serving several communities in the province. Heritage Gas delivers safe, affordable and reliable energy solutions to local industries, businesses and homeowners. The challenges we face as a society in reaching our climate change goals require diverse solutions. Integrating renewable natural gas, hydrogen, and other low-carbon technology solutions into our future energy system will be an essential part of the coming energy revolution.

You’re an entrepreneur with a vision. You’ve spotted a market opportunity, gathered a team, and you’re launching a new venture. You’re inventive, organized, and ready to step up your game. All that’s needed is the means to make it happen. Innovacorp is here to help. We get invested in Nova Scotia’s entrepreneurs.

As an entrepreneur, you understand risk. So do we. We’re willing to take risks, and make early stage investments in your venture. As your partner, we’ll play a key role in transforming your business into something extraordinary.

We’ve got the experience and the assets to help you succeed in the global marketplace. Our proven venture capital model is built around response time and veteran guidance: with us, you get the best advice, when you need it.

Discover more about how Innovacorp can be a partner in your venture. Together, we can change the face of business in Nova Scotia.


PO Box 577, 23 Brook Street, Montague, Prince Edward Island, C0A 1R0 Canada


19 Hillsburn Court, Dartmouth, NS B2W 4M8


AzSpecd Solutions’ tagline is “Remarkable Renewables” and we work every day to live up to it. We represent the most innovative green energy products and systems in the world and use 35 years experience to ensure they are implemented to achieve their full potential. We truly build green communities.

84 Chain Lake Drive, Suite 403, Halifax, NS B3S 1A2 


Liveable Cities is a division of LED Roadway Lighting Ltd., a Canadian-owned and operated clean technology company. Founded in 2007, we are headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with our primary manufacturing facility in Amherst, Nova Scotia.

Our smart street lighting products are used worldwide in over 60 countries. Liveable Cities provides a full solution for smart cities, including LED streetlights,network technology,smart sensors and software.08

1223 Lower Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 3S8


Meet the Nova Scotia Power Box, a glimpse into our energy future

Delivering clean, reliable, and affordable energy is our commitment to you. It’s why we’re working towards 80% clean energy by 2030.

It means that when you plug in your appliances, heat your home using electricity, or switch to an electric vehicle, you’re plugging into a grid that’s getting greener over time.

Together, we’re building a cleaner, greener future for Nova Scotia.

415 Adanac Street, Quebec City, Quebec, G1C 6B9 Canada


Opting Solution Inc. services were born out of Elem’s desire to participate and contribute to the current global environmental transition. Our goal is to offer to our partners and customers technologies and solutions that are both profitable from an investment standpoint, as well as enable an environmental gain.


Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC), as a part of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), makes it easier for smaller and diverse businesses to bid on federal contracts through informing, assisting and engaging with businesses and helping them better understand the procurement process. 

PAC assists the Department of National Defence in promoting their access to innovation program called IDEaS.


Zen Electric Bikes Inc. is a Nova Scotia based clean-tech company focused on designing and manufacturing top-quality e-bikes. Our team of battery scientists and engineers are working to develop state of the art technology to address the climate crisis and urban mobility challenges. Zen’s mission is to better the planet, and human health.

Community Partners

The Atlantica Centre for Energy is dedicated to increasing energy literacy for community leaders and stakeholders. The Centre has expanded to include leading energy professionals, national and international organizations in New England, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland & Labrador, Ontario, Alberta and PEI.

The Centre serves as a bridge between organizations operating in the energy sector and the community to help realize opportunities associated with energy resources in Atlantic Canada and the American Northeast. It provides a meeting ground for government, the education and research sectors, and the community at large to foster partnerships and engage in energy-related issues.

Energy Storage Canada (ESC) is the only national trade association in Canada dedicated solely to the growth and market development of the country’s energy storage sector as a means of accelerating the realization of Canada’s ongoing energy transition and Net Zero goals through advocacy, education, collaboration, and research. ESC’s technology-agnostic approach allows our diverse membership to influence Canada’s energy storage market, demonstrate their leadership, access experts and government representatives, as well as stay current regarding policy, regulation, and topics of conversation at the national level.

Media Partners