Projects funded by the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program

Search the following list of projects approved under the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program.

The program aims to encourage the Canadian fisheries and aquaculture industries to use clean technologies and measures to improve environmental performance, without incurring large financial risks.

Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program approved projects
Description Code Eco-region Year(s)

Energy Efficient Water Pumps
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $74,714 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of energy efficient pumps with Variable Frequency Drives (VFD's) to improve the total amount of energy used to move water around the aquaculture facility.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Hub City Fisheries Ltd.

FACTAP-2018-P023 Pacific 2018-2019

Identification of Sensitive Areas with Improved Sonar Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $51,855 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a new WASSP Multi-Beam sounder that will assist in identifying and mapping sensitive areas on the sea floor, locating harsh bottom areas that may cause gear loss therefore decreasing the impacts of the crab fishery on sensitive marine habitats.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Sustainable Seas Fishing Inc.

FACTAP-2018-P027 Pacific 2018-2019

Improved Water Quality and Filtration – Recirculating Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $296,310 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of a new water treatment and filtration system. The new system will reduce total suspended solids and nitrogen thus reducing the amount of fresh water required to maintain water quality standards within a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) for white-legged shrimp production.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Berezan Shrimp Company Ltd.

FACTAP-2018-P035 Pacific 2018-2019

Advanced Trawl Sonar Installation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $321,262 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of SIMRAD SX95 sonar to a trawl vessel which will help efficiently capture target species thus reducing bycatch and fuel consumption.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Independent Seafood Canada Corporation (ISCC)

FACTAP-2018-P038 Pacific 2018-2019

High Efficiency Nets for Invasive Species Management
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $57,749 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of new and improved High Efficiency Pelagic Trawl Nets for catching and removing invasive mysis shrimp from Okanagan Lake, BC. The new nets will improve catch rate while reducing the amount of drag that will result in reduced fuel consumption.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Piscine Energetics Inc.

FACTAP-2018-P041 Pacific 2018-2019

Multibeam Sonar Mapping Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $28,195 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase installation of modern Furuno WASSP F3X Multibeam sonar technology that will improve operating efficiency and reduce bycatch of species of concern.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: 607237 B.C. Ltd.

FACTAP-2019-P017 Pacific 2019-2020

Environmentally Friendly Ice Slurry System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $416,000 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of Sunwell Technologies ice slurry system which uses an ammonia gas freezing system that is more environmentally friendly than other refrigerants.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Aero Trading Ltd.

FACTAP-2019-P025 Pacific 2019-2020

Multibeam Sonar Mapping Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $40,154 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of the latest WASSP Multibeam F3X sonar technology that will improve operating efficiency and reduce bycatch of species of concern.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: B&S Fishing Ltd.

FACTAP-2019-P011 Pacific 2019-2020

Air-filled polyethylene floatation
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $48,871 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of Styrofoam flotation rafts with a fully enclosed rigid air-filled polyethylene shell.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Below Sea Level Oyster Co.

FACTAP-2019-P043 Pacific 2019-2020

Air-filled high-density polyethylene buoys
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $6,656 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) BC to support the replacement of Styrofoam flotation devices with new air-filled high-density polyethylene buoys.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: D. Ritchie Holdings

FACTAP-2019-P044 Pacific 2019-2020

Waste Water Treatment and Recycling System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $384,000 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a new water treatment and recycling system that will reduce the amount of wastewater created.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: EWOS Canada Ltd.

FACTAP-2019-P042 Pacific 2019-2020

Multibeam Sonar Mapping Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $38,072 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a WASSP F3 Multibeam sonar system that will reduce fuel use, risks of setting traps in sensitive habitats, and gear loss by identifying and mapping the sea floor.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Gladiator Enterprises Ltd.

FACTAP-2019-P018 Pacific 2019-2020

Energy Efficient Algae Photobioreactor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $318,640 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase of Industrial Plankton’s algae photobioreactor which will reduce the amount of plastic waste and electricity used to grow algae.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Island Sea Farms Inc.

FACTAP-2019-P049 Pacific 2019-2020

Solar Energy System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $305,169 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of an emissions-free solar energy system to offset energy use at their hatchery.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: MOWI Canada West

FACTAP-2019-P010 Pacific 2019-2020

Marine net sensors
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $75,156 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of Marport marine sensors that will reduce fuel consumption, carbon emissions, and bycatch.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: My Lady Jane Holdings Inc.

FACTAP-2019-P016 Pacific 2019-2020

Energy Efficient Algae photobioreactor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $95,000 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase of Industrial Plankton’s algae photobioreactor which will reduce the amount of plastic waste and electricity used to grow algae.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Nova Harvest Ltd.

FACTAP-2019-P050 Pacific 2019-2020

Seabed Mapping System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $13,595 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a seabed mapping system on their fishing vessels which would reduce time spent on the water and therefore reduce fuel consumption and emissions.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Valdes Fishing Corp.

FACTAP-2019-P029 Pacific 2019-2020

Energy Efficient Algae Photobioreactor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $52,470 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase of Industrial Plankton’s algae photobioreactor which will reduce the amount of plastic waste and electricity used to grow algae.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Vancouver Island University

FACTAP-2019-P051 Pacific 2019-2020

Environmentally Friendly Trawl Doors
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $48,000 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase of Thyboron Type 22 trawl doors to increase efficiency and reduce fuel consumption.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Viking Storm Holdings Inc.

FACTAP-2019-P020 Pacific 2019-2020

Solar Powered Compost System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $54,728.44 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a solar-powered Ecodrum composting system to process fish waste thereby eliminating groundwater pollution, reducing waste and the need to transport waste to offsite locations.
Partner: Government of British Columbia – Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Northern Divine Aquafarms

FACTAP-2018-P036 Pacific 2018-2019

Energy efficient algal bioreactor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $113,000 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of a new energy efficient photobioreactor (PBR) which uses LED bulbs to grow high-density algal cultures. The PBR will allow Étang Ruisseau Bar (ERB) to more than double its biomass production on a per watt basis. This will result in significant energy savings while increasing the production of algae used as a food source for aquaculture.
Partner: New Brunswick Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries
Principal investigator: Étang Ruisseau Bar

FACTAP-2018-A004 Atlantic 2018-2019

Environmentally Friendly Trawl Equipment
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $88,177 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of a Notus trawl wireless net monitoring system on a fishing trawler. This technology will help optimize fishing time and prevent damage to the seabed by providing real-time information on catch rate monitoring, which will reduce fuel consumption and associated emissions.
Partner: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador - Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
Principal investigator: Clarke & Sons Fishing

FACTAP-2018-A005 Atlantic 2018-2019

Environmentally-controlled Bulk Harvest Tanks
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $52,032 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the use of bulk holding tanks with internal circulation systems – a design never used before in Canada -- that will allow for greater capacity in the transport of product from shore to site, or lease to lease and will lead to a major reduction in the number of engine hours on outboard motors. They will also reduce the number of highway trips required to keep the processing plant supplied with oysters. The funding will also support the replacement of a gasoline-powered forklift with an electric bin tripper, thereby reducing fuel requirements and GHG emissions.
Partner: Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Principal investigator: Bill & Stanley Oysters Company Ltd.

FACTAP-2018-A010 Atlantic 2018-2019

Energy Efficient Electrical Winch System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $1,200,000 over two years (2018/19-2019/20) via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a new electrical winch trawl system with frequency control which acts as a generator and can produce over 1100 KW of power when the vessel is shooting out the trawl. The electrical winch system is one of a suite of new devices that will make the vessel the most energy efficient “green” trawler in Newfoundland in a generation.
Partner: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador – Department of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
Principal investigator: Ocean Choice International L.P.

FACTAP-2018-A011 Atlantic 2018-2019

Improved Energy Generation - Solar Panel Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $75,000 over two years (2018/19-2019/20) via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of solar panels in an existing energy system to fully offset electricity consumption from the grid, thereby reducing the ecological footprint of the hatchery.
Partner: Prince Edward Island Department of Rural and Regional Development
Principal investigator: Abegweit Conservation Society

FACTAP-2018-A012 Atlantic 2018-2019 / 2019-2020

Advanced Industrial Water Treatment System
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $303,750 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of an advanced industrial-scale waste treatment system demonstrating the ability to reduce waste from a land-based rainbow trout aquaculture farm in Quebec.
Partner: Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Principal investigator: Ferme Piscicole Bobines

FACTAP-2018-C001 Quebec 2018-2019

AquaLogic incubator for salmonid eggs
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $29,043 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of an incubator to maintain the temperature of brook trout eggs, which helps prevent against infections and reduce the use of treatment products.
Partner: Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec
Principal investigator: Centre de Transfert et de Sélection des Salmonidés

FACTAP-2019-C011 Quebec 2019-2020

UV filters
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $22,500 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase of UV filters that will reduce fungus outbreaks throughout the early stages of salmon rearing activities.
Partner: Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l'Alimentation du Québec and Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation du Québec
Principal investigator: 9008-9129 Québec Inc.

FACTAP-2019-C012 Quebec 2019-2020

Improved mapping and fuel efficiency
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $52,810 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of sonar equipment to a pelagic trawler to improve fuel economy and reduce impacts to the sea-floor from redfish fishing in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Principal investigator: Fisheries Dan Cotton

FACTAP-2018-C010 Quebec 2018-2019

Environmentally-friendly trawl equipment to reduce bycatch
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $336,803 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to install an LED lighting and monitoring system that will reduce the incidental catch of juvenile groundfish in the northern shrimp fishery.
Principal investigator: Fisheries Oneil Bond

FACTAP-2018-C025 Quebec 2018-2019

Equipment energy optimization and carbon footprint reduction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $65,876 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to purchase eight-sided trawl nets which will help to reduce fuel use and associated emissions.
Principal investigator: Fisheries Vincent Dupuis

FACTAP-2019-C004 Quebec 2019-2020

Equipment energy optimization and carbon footprint reduction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $120,947 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to install new high-efficiency geothermal heat pumps and exchangers, allowing the company to reduce its ecological footprint by eliminating the use of propane boilers.
Principal investigator: Fermes Marines du Québec

FACTAP-2019-C010 Quebec 2019-2020

Equipment energy optimization and carbon footprint reduction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $42,977 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to replace a gas-powered barge with an electric-powered craft and electric-powered hydraulic arm that will result in zero carbon emissions.
Principal investigator: Les Huitres Old Harry Inc.

FACTAP-2019-C002 Quebec 2019-2020

Environmentally-friendly trawl equipment
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $74,582 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of new trawl doors, elevated sweeps and sensors that will reduce disturbance of the marine floor and reduce bycatch of non-target species while improving fuel efficiency.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: D. Malcom Fishing Ltd

FACTAP-2018-P006

Pacific

2018-2019

Replacement of Styrofoam floats
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $19,900 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of exposed floating Styrofoam with new and more durable foam-filled molded plastic floatation blocks that will reduce styrofoam debris emanating from the shellfish farm.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Little Wing Oysters Ltd

FACTAP-2018-P007

Pacific

2018-2019

Improve environmental performance of algae culture by acquiring an automated photobioreactor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $51,953 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the purchase and installation of an automated photobioreactor that will increase the efficiency of algal production while reducing environmental impacts by decreasing energy use and the number of plastic algae culture bags used by the hatchery.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Manatee Holdings

FACTAP-2018-P010

Pacific

2018-2019

Solar powered heating system:  Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $43,488 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of an existing oil fired water boiler with a solar hot water system to heat water in the recirculating aquaculture system, thereby eliminating oil consumption, reducing CO2 emissions and yielding cost savings to farm operations.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Taste of BC Aquafarms

FACTAP-2018-P012

Pacific

2018-2019

Gas generator replacement
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $5,391 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of an existing gas generator with a more energy efficient solar power system, thereby improving the environmental footprint of the facility by eliminating fuel consumption, noise and air pollution.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: D. Ritchie Holdings

FACTAP-2018-P016

Pacific

2018-2019

Integration of a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $97,500 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) technology into the operation of the farm. The implementation of this technology will reduce water use by 95%, and reduce waste by allowing for the recapture of phosphorous and efficient use of food inputs.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Miracle Springs Inc.

FACTAP-2018-P018

Pacific

2018-2019

New hydro-powered heat pumps
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $50,000 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of existing natural gas boilers with more energy efficient and environmentally-sound (hydro-electric powered) water-based heat pumps. The conversion of the facilities' current natural gas system for heating seawater by electric heat pumps is expected to yield a 99% reduction in CO2 emissions and an 83% energy use cost-savings.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Coastal Shellfish Corp

FACTAP-2018-P019

Pacific

2018-2019

Equipment Energy Optimization and Carbon Footprint Reduction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $99,999 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of an outdated diesel engine on an existing vessel with a new efficient engine that will reduce 90,000 L of fuel use per year, 237.6 MT CO2 emissions and particulate matter emissions.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Atchison Fishing Ltd

FACTAP-2018-P001

Pacific

2018-2019

State of the Art Processing Technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $424,219 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of effluent treatment equipment that will significantly reduce biological oxygen demand (BOD) by 99.6%, bacteria by 93.8%, total suspended solids by 82.8%, kill viruses and remove blood colour from fish processing plant waste water.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Browns Bay Packing Company

FACTAP-2018-P003

Pacific

2018-2019

Environmentally Friendly Oil Extraction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $22,431 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of oil extractor devices on 10 commercial fishing vessels to reduce oil and bilge detergent discharges into the ocean where it can harm sea life as well as the need for filters and absorbent cotton pads that are normally sent to landfills.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Canadian Fishing Company (Canfisco)

FACTAP-2018-P015

Pacific

2018-2019

Environmentally Friendly Oil Extraction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $10,107 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of oil extractor devices on 4 commercial fishing vessels to reduce oil and bilge detergent discharges into the ocean where it can harm sea life as well as the need for filters and absorbent cotton pads that are normally sent to landfills.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Leader Fishing Ltd

FACTAP-2018-P025

Pacific

2018-2019

Environmentally Friendly Oil Extraction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $7,155 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of oil extractor devices on 3 commercial fishing vessels to reduce oil and bilge detergent discharges into the ocean where it can harm sea life as well as the need for filters and absorbent cotton pads that are normally sent to landfills.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Moon Dancer Fishing Ltd

FACTAP-2018-P026

Pacific

2018-2019

Enhanced Rockfish Conservation and Awareness
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $74,437 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the bulk purchase and distribution of 1300 Seaqualizer rockfish descending devices, and supporting training materials, to the sport fishing community in B.C. to reduce the mortality of accidentally caught rockfish and increase awareness of rockfish conservation.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Sport Fishing Institute of BC

FACTAP-2018-P029

Pacific

2018-2019

Improved Engine Performance
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $16,312 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of old diesel engine with fuel efficient motor reducing Diesel Particulate Matter emissions by 72% and increasing fuel efficiency.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Ocean Cloud Joint Venture

FACTAP-2018-P030

Pacific

2018-2019

Integrated Waste Conversion
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $101,817 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of an anaerobic digester to convert fish waste to biogas, fertilizer and water thereby reducing waste and producing low carbon energy to power their land-based aquaculture facility.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Sth’oqi Aquaculture Limited Partnership

FACTAP-2018-P031

Pacific

2018-2019

Installing state of the art processing technology
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $1,000,000 over two years (2017/18-2018/19) via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of new dissolved air floatation system to improve waste water treatment and the installation of a new refrigeration storage facility thereby decreasing CO2 emissions by 175.2T and energy use by 15 – 20% annually.
Partner: Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth
Principal investigator: Cole Munro Foods Group

FACTAP-2017-C001

Ontario

2017-2018 and 2018-2019

Increase production capacity
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $22,072 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of water turbines to capture natural water flows to increase oxygen levels and reduce overall energy consumption.
Partner: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Principal investigator: Lyndon Fish Hatcheries

FACTAP-2017-C002

Ontario

2017-2018

Hybrid energy system project
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $37,313 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of solar panels and energy storage batteries to offset diesel transport and annual consumption by two-thirds while reducing risks posed by spills.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Effingham Oysters Inc.

FACTAP-2017-P001

Pacific

2017-2018

Engine Performance
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $41,063 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of an old auxiliary boat engine with a new fuel efficient engine resulting in an estimated fuel savings of 10 – 20% and increased dependability for operation in remote regions of the B.C. coast.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: O.M. Harvesting

FACTAP-2017-P002

Pacific

2017-2018

Auxiliary engine and longline replacement
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $34,470 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) for the replacement of the fishing vessel's auxiliary engine to offset main engine use resulting in reduced emissions and fuel consumption by ~40% and to upgrade halibut/sablefish longlines to reduce hook loss by ~82%.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Salish Seas Fisheries

FACTAP-2017-P003

Pacific

2017-2018

Heat reclamation from outfall seawater
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $33,535 over two years (2017/18-2018/19) via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the installation of a heat-pump to reclaim heat that would have been otherwise lost, resulting in a 95% reduction of propane use.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Nova Harvest

FACTAP-2017-P004

Pacific

2017-2018 and 2018-2019

Non-polluting retrofit for shellfish rafts
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $43,125 via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to replace existing Styrofoam floatation billets, which are responsible for pollution of beaches and marine ecosystems, with high density polyethene floatation billets.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: Bee Islets Growers

FACTAP-2017-P005

Pacific

2017-2018

Equipment energy optimization and carbon footprint reduction
Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided $37,246 over two years (2017/18, 2018/19) via the Fisheries and Aquaculture Clean Technology Adoption Program (FACTAP) to support the replacement of a diesel motor used to wash nets with an electric motor; upgrade an old tugboat engine, and make facility electrical improvements resulting in reduced fuel and energy use and reduced air emissions.
Partner: B.C. Ministry of Agriculture
Principal investigator: West Coast Fish Culture

FACTAP-2017-P006

Pacific

2017-2018 and 2018-2019