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Global opportunities for Canadian Cleantech businesses

Download our guide to learn more about the massive global cleantech opportunity, and how Canadian companies can sell their products, solutions, and services to foreign governments through CCC.

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Harnessing foreign governments’ skyrocketing demand for sustainable solutions

Whether your products and services involve smart grids, smart city technologies, water treatment, waste management or other environmental solutions, foreign governments are looking to Canada for clean technology (cleantech) exports to bolster their commitments around renewable energy, water, and sustainability goals.

Solutions that government buyers are looking for include:
  • Renewable power generation
  • Sustainable water and wastewater
  • Recycling, reuse and recovery

What you will learn from this guide

A clean slate of global opportunity

  • Aligning cleantech with Canada’s commitment to trade diversification

Cleantech sub sectors

  • Energy
  • Power of PPAs
  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Geothermal
  • Canada’s SMR action plan
  • Waste and wastewater
  • Recycling and recovery

International markets

  • Europe
  • United States
  • Emerging markets

Government support

  • Export opportunities at all levels of government
  • Canada’s Clean Growth Hub
  • CCC helping Canadians win projects abroad
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Elements Of A Good Government Proposal

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  • Create an outline
  • Make sure the points add up
  • Deliver on time
  • Make sure

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Aligning cleantech growth with Canada’s commitment to trade diversification

$1.7 Trillion

Projected size of the global cleantech market (2023)

$20 Billion
Target cleantech exports from Canada by 2025 
$83 Billion
Total value of contracts between Canadian 
businesses and foreign governments Canada’s 
CCC supported between 2018 and 2023.
$7.55 Billion
Canadian tax credits for investments in clean 
electricity, clean-tech manufacturing, and hydrogen to help boost clean economy 

Global renewable energy Investment by technology y (1H 2023, $billion USD)

$94 Billion


$239 Billion


Increase in annual clean energy investment in selected countries and regions (2022, in billion U.S. dollars)


China: $184 B

2   European Union: $154 B

United States: $97 B


Japan: $28 B


India: $19 B


Africa: $10 B


Brazil: $6.5 B


Middle East: $5 B

Delivering Canada to the world

We are Canada’s government to government contracting agency.

For over 75 years, governments around the world have entrusted us to reliably deliver made-in-Canada products and projects of public and national security importance. We help foreign governments buy from qualified Canadian suppliers through a proven government to government (G2G) contracting approach. By leveraging our expertise in international contracting, we support successful commercial relationships between Canada and Canadian businesses with governments around the world. To learn more, visit

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Canadian Commercial Corporation
350 Albert Street, Suite 700 Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0S6
T: 1-613-996-0034 
Toll-free in Canada: 1-800-748-8191