Recent Inter-seasonal Underground Thermal Energy Storage Applications in Canada

@article{Wong2006RecentIU,
  title={Recent Inter-seasonal Underground Thermal Energy Storage Applications in Canada},
  author={Bill Wong and A. L. Snijders and L Bruce Mcclung},
  journal={2006 IEEE EIC Climate Change Conference},
  year={2006},
  pages={1-7}
}
Canada receives a significant amount of solar radiation compared to other International Energy Agency (IEA) nations. It is important to recognize that from April to September, on average, Canadian cities receive over 90% of solar radiation as in Miami, Florida. However, due to our geographic location and climatic conditions, the solar radiation is more abundant in the summer months and relatively low during the winter season when our energy demand for space heating is at a peak. Underground… 

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