Community Energy Planning A Resource Guide for Remote Communities in Canada
This document is provides background material and a step-by-step approach to aid remote communities in the process of developing a Community Energy Plan (CEP) and managing their long-term energy use.
This report is divided into 5 sections, that provide information on:
1. Energy use patterns in remote, Northern communities in Canada, 2. Electricity, energy and efficiency issues and terms, 3. Alternative energy strategies suitable for remote communities, 4. Greenhouse gas emissions, 5. A CEP approach for remote communities The report includes additional information sources on CEP and a list of funding agencies for CEP.
RETscreen is referenced in the context of determining the economic feasibility of renewable energy systems.