The Ministry of Natural Resources announced the launch of a $1 billion Clean Energy Fund. The fund is to invest $850 million in technology development and demonstration, including $650 million for large-scale carbon capture and storage demonstration projects and $200 million for smaller scale demonstration projects of renewable and alternative energy technologies. There is also to be a $150 million research component.

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