Renewables

Discover more about NRCan’s role in discovering how to most effectively harness and utilize renewable energies.

Topics

What is renewable energy?
Learn how Canada taps into it’s renewable energy resources.

Small hydro
Find information on the potential energy that can be provided to remote communities across Canada.

Solar photovoltaic
Read about how solar photovoltaic energy helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Bioenergy
Read about how CanmetENERGY researchers are advancing Canada's bioenergy future.

Wind energy
Read about how Canada’s geography makes us an ideal candidate for generating wind energy.

Solar thermal
Find information on CanmetENERGY’s development of solar thermal technologies.

Marine energy
Learn why Canada’s vast coastal and inland waters makes it the ideal environment for generating marine renewable energy.

Publications

ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative demonstration projects
Find information on projects funded under the demonstration stream of ecoEII.

ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative research and development (R&D) projects
Find information on projects funded under the R&D stream of ecoEII.

Implementing agreement on renewable energy technology deployment (IEA-RETD)