Canada Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2020

"Canada Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2020” is among the latest country specific policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country. The report provides the current and future 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 provides the renewable framework of Canada. Its scope includes:

• Key policies and regulations supporting the development of renewable energy in Canada.

• Information on strategy, roadmaps and other programs to achieve the renewable targets and goals.

• Financial incentives including Feed-in-tariff, Feed-in-premium, rebates, loans, grants and other tax credits and exemptions to support the implementation of the renewable energy.

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.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1.1 List of Tables

2 Introduction

2.1 Renewable Energy Policy

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance

3 Renewable Energy Policy, Canada

3.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

3.2 Federal Programs

3.2.1 New Federal Tax Policy

3.2.2 New Carbon Tax

3.2.3 International Energy Agency – Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (IEA-RETD) Agreement

3.2.4 Federal Incentive Programs

3.3 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Alberta

3.3.1 Climate Leadership Plan (CLP)

3.3.2 Carbon Tax Repeal Act

3.3.3 Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) Regulation

3.3.4 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar

3.3.5 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind

3.4 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, British Columbia

3.4.1 Clean Energy Act

3.4.2 Hydro Net Metering

3.4.3 Energy Plan: A Vision for Clean Energy Leadership

3.4.4 Climate Change Accountability Act

3.4.5 CleanBC Plan

3.4.6 Carbon pricing

3.4.7 Innovative Clean Energy Fund

3.5 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Manitoba

3.5.1 Climate and Green Plan

3.5.2 Clean Energy Strategy

3.5.3 Residential Earth Power Loan

3.5.4 Green Energy Equipment Tax Credit

3.6 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, New Brunswick (NB)

3.6.1 Climate Change Action Plan

3.6.2 New Brunswick Regulation 2015-60

3.6.3 Renewable Portfolio Standard

3.6.4 Community Renewable Energy

3.7 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Newfoundland and Labrador

3.7.1 2007 Energy Plan

3.7.2 Net Metering

3.7.3 Biogas Electricity Generation Pilot Program

3.8 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Northwest Territories (NWT)

3.8.1 2030 Energy Strategy: The Energy Action Plan (2018-2021)

3.8.2 Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA)

3.8.3 Net Metering

3.8.4 Northwest Territories Solar Strategy

3.9 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Nova Scotia

3.9.1 Renewable Electricity Plan, 2010

3.9.2 Energy Strategy 2009

3.9.3 Renewable Electricity Standard Regulations

3.9.4 Business Plan 2020-2021

3.9.5 Net Metering

3.9.6 Renewable to Retail Program

3.9.7 Marine Renewable Energy Act

3.9.8 Solar Energy Programs and Projects

3.9.9 Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF)

3.10 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Ontario

3.10.1 Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018

3.10.2 Bill 34

3.10.3 Local Content Requirement

3.10.4 Long Term Energy Plan, 2017

3.10.5 Climate Change Action Plan

3.10.6 Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act

3.10.7 Net Metering

3.11 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Prince Edward Island (PEI)

3.11.1 Renewable Energy Act

3.11.2 Provincial Energy Strategy (2016)

3.11.3 Tax exemption

3.11.4 Clean Energy Price Incentive

3.11.5 Net metering

3.11.6 Energy Saving Bonds

3.11.7 10-year Energy Strategy

3.11.8 Climate Change Action Plan 2018-2023

3.12 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Quebec

3.12.1 Energy Policy 2030

3.12.2 2018-2023 Action Plan

3.12.3 Climate Change Action Plan, 2012-2020

3.12.4 Net Metering

3.13 Renewable Energy Policy Framework, Saskatchewan

3.13.1 Renewable Energy Targets

3.13.2 Request for qualification (RFQ) & Request for proposal (RFP) Process

3.13.3 Power Generation Partner Program (PGPP)

3.13.4 Net Metering Program

4 Appendix

4.1 Market Definitions

4.1.1 Power

4.1.2 Installed Capacity

4.1.3 Electricity Generation

4.1.4 Electricity Consumption

4.1.5 Renewable Energy Resources

4.2 Abbreviations

4.3 Methodology

4.4 Coverage

4.4.1 Secondary Research

4.4.2 Primary Research

4.4.3 Modeling and Forecasting

4.5 Contact Us

4.6 Disclaimer

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Key Regulatory Authorities, Canada

Table 2: Investments for 2030 Energy Strategy by Strategic Objective, NWT, 2018-2021

Table 3: Abbreviations


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