The Energy Systems Primer

This comprehensive resource is intended for the onboarding of new employees with energy-related roles, for educators and students at the high school or post-secondary level, for civil society and public sector employees, and for any citizen interested in furthering their understanding of how Canada’s energy system functions.

Peer-reviewed by a committee of nationally-recognized subject matter experts, the Primer is full of useful facts and figures and practical examples of how to optimize energy use in your own life.

Our e-learning platform based on the primer is under development – stay tuned!

As of January 2021, the Primer is available as a free pdf download! Please feel free to contact us with any questions or queries.

What’s Inside:

Chapter One
Energy Systems: How They Work
Chapter Two
Energy Amenities: What We Really Want
Chapter Three
Energy Services: Energy In Our Everyday Lives
Chapter Four
Useful Forms of Energy: Energy Commodities and Sources
Chapter Five
Economic Dimensions of the Canadian Energy System
Chapter Six
The Geography of Canada’s Energy Systems