Follow these links to lean about Energy in Canada.
The following websites offer a vast array of information related to energy sources, production and distribution in Canada.
Canadian Centre for Energy Information
A wide variety of resources related to energy in Canada including statistical data, province by province energy portraits, energy resource maps and explanations of the various sources of energy available.
Pollution Probe Energy Primer
117-page book available in PDF presenting a comprehensive overview of the "ABCs of energy in Canada". Full book or Executive Summary available.
Natural Resources Canada Energy Sector
Information for Canadians on our energy industry from coal mining in Alberta to geothermal installations in Toronto.
SEEDS Foundation Energy Literacy Series
Information on energy in Canada sorted by energy source.
Energy for Tomorrow
Discover how energy is produced in today’s world. Includes hands-on activities on the basics of electromagnetism, experiments using renewable electrical energy sources, instructions on how to read and draw a basic wiring diagram, and experiments using series and parallel circuits.
Alternative Energy and Green Vehicle Technologies
(Grade 9 and up)
Explore the basics of electrical circuitry by examining automotive technology. Includes hands-on demonstrations about electric motors and combustion engines. Visualize how energy is recovered in hybrid-electric vehicles. Make biofuel, and measure exhaust gas emissions. Discover electrochemistry as you assemble a fuel-cell vehicle. (Created in collaboration with Transport Canada's ecoTECHNOLOGY for Vehicles program)
Educational Activity Kit - Energy
Extend the Museum experience online! Parents, teachers, community groups download a free activity kit and discover energy in our lives.
From choosing a car to renovating your home to improve energy efficiency, these websites offer Canadians a wealth of information, advice and resources.
Natural Resources Canada Office of Energy Efficiency
From choosing a car to renovating your home to improve energy efficiency, the OEE website offers Canadians a wealth of information, advice and resources.
CAA EcoChoice Calculator for Automobiles
An interactive on-line tool to help Canadians select their next vehicle based on fuel efficiency and emissions.
ecoACTION Canada's Action on Climate Change
An overview of the Government of Canada's efforts to improve how Canadians use energy resources. The site offers a number of tools and resources including a home heating cost calculator and a fuel consumption calculator.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Tips and recommendations for home improvements Canadians can make to improve the value and energy efficiency of their homes.
Information related to a variety of Federal Government initiatives to promote sustainable transportation.
Across Canada, research is underway to develop the potential of renewable energy sources, improve existing production methods for existing energy sources and develop new, more energy efficiency energy systems in turn improving our energy efficiency and reducing our environmental impact.
Natural Resources Canada - CanmetENERGY
Learn about CanmetENERGY's work and accomplishments in clean energy research and technology development.
National Research Council of Canada
Discover the interesting work of Canadian scientists into alternative fuels, renewable energy sources, and technologies to improve energy efficiency.
The following are links to provincial governments and power utilities.These sites offer a variety of information on the use of renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency and energy resource management across Canada.
Department of Energy
Nova Scotia Power
Department of Energy
NB Power New Brunswick Power
Government of PEI - PEI Energy Corporation
Government of PEI Office of Energy Efficiency
Maritime Electric- Prince Edward Island
Department of Natural Resources
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la faune
Ministry of Energy andfrastructure
Ontario Power Generation
Manitobanovation, Energy and Mines
Ministry of Energy and Resources
Department of Energy
Ministry of Energy and Mines
Department of Energy, Mines and Resources
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
North West Territories Power Corporation
These organizations have comprehensive web resources providing educational material, studies and reports, and information on careers in the Energy sector.
Canadian Nuclear Association
Information, videos and educational resources related to Canada's nuclear industry and the history of nuclear energy in Canada.
Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers Association information on emissions and efficiency efforts.
Information on automotive emission reduction efforts and fuel efficiency.
CanGEA - Canadian Geothermal Energy Association
Information on geothermal energy in Canada.
CanWEA - Canadian Wind Energy Association
Information on wind energy in Canada including explanations of how it works, energy potential and the wind energy industry.
CAPP - Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers
A wide variety of information resources including videos explaining the Canada's petroleum history , oil sands operations and efforts to reduce the environmental impact of the petroleum industry.
Canadian on-line resources, and information about other educational material on energy that is available to your community.
Canada Science and Technology Museum School Zone
Classroom resources, teacher development opportunities, lesson plans, virtual programs, and student-friendly information on energy.
Canadian Centre for Energy Information Energy Education
Classroom resources and student-friendly information on all energy types.
SEEDS Foundation Energy Literacy Series Learning Tools
Click on the apple icon to access lesson plans and tools, or to order a free teacher CD.
Canadian Atlas Online
Click "Explore By Themes" to access student-friendly information, lesson plans, and games related to energy systems.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Educational Resources
Student-friendly information and games related to nuclear science.
Energy in Action
A program on oil and natural gas resources and the importance of environmental stewardship, run by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers and delivered to grade 4 and 5 classes in western Canada.
Office of Energy Efficiency, Natural Resources Canada - KIDS CLUB
Learn about energy conservation withspector Joules or discover energy activities in the Energy and Environment activity book. A variety of classroom activities related to energy are available for teachers.
Play a game, take an eco-challenge, test your environmental know-how, or research a project for school using the homework helper all in one site offered by Earth Day Canada.
The Nuclear Science Technology High School Curriculum Website
A site of the Canadian Nuclear Association; providing classroom resources and student-friendly information on nuclear energy.