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


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.

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.

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