Types of Renewable Technologies

Click on the links below to view quick facts for each renewable technology type, including links to industry associations.


Solar photovoltaic (PV) - Ontario is the first province to actively support the development of solar electricity generation by contracting with projects using photovoltaic (PV) panels. 


Wind - Wind energy promises to provide a significant component of Ontario's electricity supply for decades to come. 


Waterpower - As one of the cleanest sources of electricity, Ontario's waterways provide many opportunities for renewable energy projects. 


Bioenergy - Technologies now exist to use bioenergy to contribute to Ontario’s energy targets – while reducing our dependence on non-renewable fuels.