Learn about biomass, biological material which can be used as fuel or for industrial production. Explore the Biomass Inventory Mapping and Analysis Tool (BIMAT) that allows users to learn more about the availability of Canadian biomass.
Electricity is the flow of electrons from a negatively charged body to a positively charged body. Electricity can be used by humans as an energy source in a large number of applications that include heating, lighting and powering electric motors.
Discover the ways that biomass, plant material that is the product of photosynthesis, can be used as a fuel to supply heat and electricity.
Learn more about Canada’s involvement in the clean energy sector, both at home and abroad.
Read about a clean source of renewable energy: a process called anaerobic digestion that extracts methane from materials like animal waste, industrial pulp or landfill sites.
Functional polymers contain chemical groups that serve a specific function, whether biological, pharmacological, electrical or other. Intelligent polymers have the capacity of selecting and executing certain specic functions. They respond to an external stimulus by variations in their structure, composition or properties.
Uses studies on the west coast of Vancouver Island as an example.
Discover how hydroelectric power, the principal source of electricity in Canada, is produced by the force of falling water.
Find out how this initiative stimulates sustainable economic development across Canada by increasing the level and effectiveness of private sector exploration for energy and mineral resources.
Find information about ethanol. When processed from its liquid form into fuel ethanol, it burns more completely than gasoline, reducing greenhouse gas emissions.