Ensuring a sustainable energy future.

Promoting technical innovation. Building knowledge and capacity.

438
Highly Qualified Personnel
237
Research Projects
$24.6M
Leveraged
36
Partners

OERA is an independent non-profit. Our leadership and expertise empower impactful energy research and sustainable resource and economic development in Nova Scotia.

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Research

We facilitate collaborative research and development into environmental and societal considerations related to renewable energy technologies, cleantech initiatives and geoscience.

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Energy System Modelling

We are creating an open-source energy system model for Atlantic Canada. This tool will allow a diverse set of users to evaluate different energy futures for our region.

Upcoming

24
June
OERA Webinar Series

Scott Urquhart, CEO, Aegir Insights
Rikke Nørgaard, Managing Director, Strategy and Research, Aegir Insights

22
July
OERA Webinar Series

Courtney Trowse, Community Collaboration Officer with Sustainable Oceans Applied Research (SOAR)
Shelley Lonergan, Chief Naturalist and Research Director with Brier Island Whale and Seabird Cruises

Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Intern – Energy System Modelling – 12 Month Contract

Call released June 3rd, 2021

Applications due June 23rd, 2021 11:59PM ADT

Request for Proposals

RFP - Direct Use of Heat Geothermal in Nova Scotia

Call released May 19th, 2021

Applications due June 25th, 2021 5:00PM ADT

Request for Proposals

CLOSED - RFP - Science and Socio-Economic Review of the Georges Bank Prohibition Area 2010-2021

Call released May 12th, 2021

Applications due June 14th, 2021 5:00PM ADT