Renewables - Publications

Wind Energy

  1. Effect of Cold Climate on Wind Energy Production in Canada (2010 - 2016)
    Effect of Cold Climate on Wind Energy Production in Canada (2010 - 2016) (PDF - 1,245 KB)

Solar Thermal

  1. Groundbreaking Solar-Drake Landing Solar Community: Okotoks, Alberta, Canada
    Authors: Bruce Sibbit, P.Eng, CanmetENERGY   Doug McClenahan, P.Eng, CanmetENERGY   Reda Djebbar, Ph.D., P.Eng, Member ASHRAE, CanmetENERGY...
  2. The Performance of a High Solar Fraction Seasonal Storage District Heating System – Five Years of Operation
    Authors: Bruce Sibbit, P.Eng, CanmetENERGY   Doug McClenahan, P.Eng, CanmetENERGY   Reda Djebbar, Ph.D., P.Eng, Member ASHRAE, CanmetENERGY...
  3. Survey of Active Solar Thermal Collectors, Industry and Markets in Canada (2009)
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 995,5 Ko) CanmetENERGY CETC Number CanmetENERGY_2010-08-31 / 2010-08-31 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report is a summary of a survey of the Canadian solar thermal...
  4. Solar Water Heating Systems - A Buyer's Guide
    Abstract Download Full Document (PDF document, 1 304,3 Ko) Prepared for Natural Resources Canada with the assistance of Michael Noble, EnerWorks, London, Ontario CETC Number ISBN:0-662-28486-0 /...

Solar Photovoltaic Energy

  1. Photovoltaic Technology Status and Prospects: Canadian Annual Report 2017
    Download Full Document (PDF, 289 KB) Authors: Yves Poissant and Christopher Baldus-Jeursen, Natural Resources Canada, and Patrick Bateman, Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) CETC number...
  2. Photovoltaic Technology Status and Prospects: Canadian Annual Report 2015
    Download Full Document  (PDF, 294 KB) Authors: Yves Poissant and Lisa Dignard-Bailey, Natural Resources Canada, and Patrick Bateman, Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)CETC number: 2016-...
  3. Photovoltaic Technology Status and Prospects: Canadian Annual Report 2014
    Download Full Document (PDF, 553 KB) Authors: Yves Poissant and Lisa Dignard-Bailey, Natural Resources Canada, and Patrick Bateman, Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)CETC number: 2015-...
  4. Photovoltaic Technology Status and Prospects: Canadian Annual Report 2013
    Download Full Document (PDF, 267 KB)  or access HTML version Authors: Dr. Yves Poissant and Dr. Lisa Dignard-Bailey, Natural Resources Canada, and Paul Luukkonen, Canadian Solar Industries...
  5. Photovoltaic Testing Facility at Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY Laboratory in Varennes (QC)
    Download Full Document (PDF, 586 KB) Author: Véronique Delisle, Natural Resources Canada CETC number: 2014-107 Publication date: 2014-06-26 Abstract: Natural Resources Canada’s CanmetENERGY...

Small Hydropower

  1. Small Hydro Power
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 126,9 Ko) CanmetENERGY, Ottawa CETC Number 2008-47 / 2006-08-08 Abstract Canada has tremendous potential for small hydro development with more than 5500...
  2. An Introduction to Micro-Hydro Power Systems
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 247,0 Ko) Renewable and Electrical Energy Division Natural Resources Canada CETC Number ISBN066239914 / 2005-01-01 Introduction Hydropower technology has been...
  3. Emerging Hydropower Technologies R&D in Canada - A Strategy for 2007-2011
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 2 023,6 Ko) Natural Resources Canada Hydraulic Energy Group CETC Number 2009_Hydro_01 / 2009-10-01 Executive Summary Hydropower is clean and renewable, and...
  4. Micro-Hydro Systems - A Buyer's Guide
    Download Full Document (PDF document) About this Guide Micro-hydropower systems are receiving increasing interest from homeowners and others who have property that is not served by the...

Marine Energy

  1. Assessment of Canada’s Hydrokinetic Power Potential
    Download Full Document (PDF document, 2 207,9 Ko)Canadian Hydraulics Centre National Research Council of Canada CETC Number Canmet_March_2010 / 2010-09-16Phase I Report Methodology and Data...