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Photovoltaic Technology Status and Prospects: Canadian Annual Report 2017

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Authors: Yves Poissant and Christopher Baldus-Jeursen, Natural Resources Canada, and Patrick Bateman, Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA)

CETC number: 2018-081

Publication date: 2018-04-06


Canada’s Department of Natural Resources (NRCan) supports priorities to promote the sustainable and economic development of the country’s natural resources, while improving the quality of life of Canadians. CanmetENERGY, reporting to the Innovation and Energy Technology Sector of NRCan, is the largest federal energy science and technology organization working on clean energy research, development, and deployment. Its goal is to ensure that Canada is at the leading edge of clean energy technologies to reduce air and greenhouse gas emissions and improve the health of Canadians.

This report outlines:

  • Research and demonstration activities
  • Ontario’s Energy Plan and Procurement
  • Jurisdictional scan
  • Industry status
  • Market
  • Future outlook

For more information about Natural Resources Canada’s activities related to solar photovoltaic energy, visit the Solar Photovoltaic Energy section of the website.

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