Energy Sources and Distribution
Meeting our energy requirements presents challenges and opportunities for Canada's regions and resource industries. Canada has many resources that are energy sources, including oil, natural gas, fossil and alternative fuels, uranium, and renewables. Harnessing and distributing the energy provided by these resources efficiently and safely requires collaboration and expertise. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) works with provinces and territories, other government departments, and Canadian and international groups to explore how to meet our energy needs and adapt to changes in distribution methods while considering the environmental impact of doing so.
COVID-19: Important updates
- Emissions Reduction Fund: Learn about the new funding program for eligible oil and gas companies.
- Resources for Canada’s natural resources sectors: Find practical information on public health measures to protect workers and communities in the natural resources sector.
- Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Get the financial support you need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Find out how hydrogen technology is powering Canada’s future through job growth, new markets and climate action.
Discover how to harness and utilize renewable energies.
Our abundance of crude oil, coal, natural gas and more.
Nuclear energy with a focus on full-scale nuclear for electricity and integrated renewable-nuclear energy
Information on sustainable electricity power generation, transmission, and distribution.
Working together to achieve climate change, development, economic, and energy security goals.
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