Canada: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Population 35,985,751
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 14.03 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code CA
3-letter ISO code CAN
Numeric ISO code 124
UN Region[1] Northern America
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Energy Maps 11 view
Tools 9 view
Programs 6 view
Energy Organizations 33 view
Research Institutions 4 view
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]

Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 2,712,417 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 2 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 21,214,183,621 MWh/year 7 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves 7,255.41 Million Short Tons 12 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 1,754,000,000,000 Cubic Meters (cu m) 21 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 175,200,000,000 Barrels (bbl) 2 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Canada

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  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
  3. Reegle Clean Energy Datasets

Canada is a country in North America.
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Solar Information

The Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) formed in 1992 from the two leading solar associations currently serving the country. It is, “a federally registered not-for-profit association whose membership is comprised of individuals, companies and governments sharing an interest in solar technology.” The organization has eight primary goals to influence strength and professionalism in the solar market while fostering domestic and international markets and promoting the use of renewable energy. [1]

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