Canada Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021

Canada Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021


Canada Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2021” is among the latest country specific policy reports from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist. The report offers comprehensive information on major policies governing the renewable energy market in the country at the federal and state or territorial level. The report discusses renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the country.

The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites, and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.


  • The report covers policy measures and incentives used by Canada at the federal and state/territorial level to promote renewable energy.
  • The report details promotional measures in the Canada both for the overall renewable energy industry and for specific renewable energy technologies that have potential in the country.
Reasons to Buy

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to -
  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.
  • Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the country.
  • Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

1. Renewable Energy Market, Canada, Overview
1.1 Renewable Energy Targets
2. Federal Programs, Canada
2.1 New Federal Tax Policy
2.2 New Carbon Tax
2.3 Federal Incentive Programs
2.4 Hydrogen Energy
3. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Alberta
3.1 Climate Leadership Plan (CLP)
3.2 Renewable Energy Program (REP) - Auctions
3.3 Net Metering
3.4 Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) Regulation
3.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar
Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP)
3.6 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind
Market and Operational Framework for Wind Integration
4. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, British Columbia
4.1 Clean Energy Act
4.2 Hydro Net Metering
4.3 Climate Change Accountability Act
4.4 CleanBC Plan
4.5 Carbon pricing
4.6 Innovative Clean Energy Fund
5. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Manitoba
5.1 Climate and Green Plan
5.2 Clean Energy Strategy
5.3 Residential Earth Power Loan
5.4 Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit
6. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, New Brunswick (NB)
6.1 Climate Change Action Plan
6.2 New Brunswick Regulation 2015-60
6.3 Renewable Portfolio Standard
6.4 Community Renewable Energy
6.5 Large industrial renewable energy purchase program
7. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Newfoundland and Labrador
7.1 2007 Energy Plan
7.2 Net Metering
7.3 Biogas Electricity Generation Program
8. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Northwest Territories (NWT)
8.1 2030 Energy Strategy: The Energy Action Plan (2018-2021)
8.2 Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA)
8.3 Net Metering
9. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nova Scotia
9.1 Renewable Electricity Plan, 2010
9.2 Renewable Electricity Standard Regulations
9.3 Business Plan 2020-2021
9.4 Cap and Trade Program
9.5 Net Metering
9.6 Renewable to Retail Program
9.7 Marine Renewable Energy Act
9.8 Solar Energy Programs and Projects
Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program
SolarHomes Program
9.9 Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF)
10. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Ontario
10.1 Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018
10.2 Bill 34
10.3 Long Term Energy Plan, 2017
10.4 Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act
10.5 Net Metering
11. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Prince Edward Island (PEI)
11.1 Provincial Energy Strategy (2016)
11.2 Tax exemption
11.3 Clean Energy Price Incentive
11.4 Net metering
11.5 Energy Saving Bonds
11.6 Climate Change Action Plan 2018-2023
12. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Quebec
12.1 Energy Policy 2030
12.2 2018-2023 Action Plan
12.3 Net Metering
13. Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Saskatchewan
13.1 Renewable Energy Targets
13.2 Request for qualification (RFQ) & Request for proposal (RFP) Process
13.3 Power Generation Partner Program (PGPP)
13.4 Net Metering Program
14. Appendix
14.1 Abbreviations
14.2 Market Definitions
Renewable Power
Installed Capacity
Electricity Generation
Electricity Consumption
14.3 Methodology
Secondary Research
Primary Research
Modelling and Forecasting
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List of Tables
Table 1: Key Regulatory Authorities, Canada
Table 2: Renewable Energy Targets, Federal and Provincial, Canada
Table 3: Hydrogen Energy Strategy, Canada, 2020-2050
Table 4: Rebate Per Watt of Total Solar PV Installed Capacity (CAD/W), Alberta, 2021
Table 5: Investments for 2030 Energy Strategy by Strategic Objective, NWT, 2018-2021
Table 6: Renewable to Retail Market Transition Tariff, NS, 2021
Table 7: Abbreviations

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