Canada is of the top three largest producers of hydroelectric energy (Earth Policy Institute, 2012), shown in the figure below. In the last half century, almost 40% of Canadian energy was produced through hydroelectricity. In the mid-1970s, Canada began exploring other renewable sources of energy, which grew to over 1% of the country’s production in the early 2000s. Leading examples of renewable energy innovation can be seen with the solar power project in T’Sou-ke and the District Energy Systems of Prince George and Revelstoke. As production from renewables has grown over the last decade, coal-based energy production has decreased from its maximum production in 2001 of 13% to less than 10% in recent years.