Welcome to the Nova Scotia Department of Energy
Ensuring Nova Scotians benefit from our province's energy sector, enabling Nova Scotia businesses to compete successfully in our growing energy industry and educating Nova Scotians on energy issues, are key parts of our mandate at the Nova Scotia Department of Energy.
This website contains information to help you better understand Nova Scotia's diverse energy sector and the Department of Energy's various programs and initiatives. If you can't find what you're looking for, please send us your questions or comments.
Created in June 2002, the Nova Scotia Department of Energy is a consolidation of the Nova Scotia Petroleum Directorate and the energy-related activities of the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources.
To serve as the government's focal point in the development of the province's energy resources, as outlined in the Energy Strategy. Building our energy industry and making the most of the opportunities in our offshore continue to be priorities for the Department of Energy.
Balanced with our commitment to improving our environment and informing Nova Scotians, the Department of Energy continues to play a key role in developing a vibrant and prosperous Nova Scotia.