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This goal seeks to build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation to support economic development and human well-being, with a focus on affordable and equitable access for all.

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Clean Energies Technology Research Institute

CETRI centralizes all low-carbon and carbon-free clean energy research activities at the University. Areas of research focus include decarbonization and zero-emission hydrogen (H2) technologies, carbon (CO2) capture and utilization, and waste-to-renewable fuels and chemicals. 

If You Build It, Will They Run?

A 2023 Discourse Magazine article about U of R researchers mapping EV infrastructure to meet drivers’ needs and achieve emissions targets.

Transforming Sludge

A U of R researcher is helping to transform wastewater sludge into useful and environmentally friendly products.

Water treatment plants are essential to public health and our economy. But water treatment itself generates large amounts of waste and can be a challenge to our environment if not managed properly.

A new collaboration between University of Regina associate professor of environmental systems engineering has teamed up with the Buffalo Pound Water Treatment Corporation to create something useful out of that waste – saving money and the planet at the same time.

Watch the video to discover how Dr. Jinkai Xue is contributing to a sustainable circular economy.