The Ontario Energy Report provides an up-to-date snapshot of Ontario’s energy sector.

Electricity Data
First Quarter 2016

January–March 2016


Transmission Grid-connected Generation Output (Q1)
Nuclear 24.2 TWh 61%
Hydro 9.9 TWh 25%
Wind 2.8 TWh 7%
Gas 2.7 TWh 7%
Biofuel 0.1 TWh <1%
Solar 0.07 TWh <1%
Conservation Savings (Q1)
Net Peak Demand Savings 174 MW
Net Energy Savings 16 GWh


Ontario Grid-connected Peak Demand (Q1)

20,836 MW

set January 4, 2016, 7:00 pm EDT

Ontario Grid-connected Peak Demand (for 2016)

20,836 MW

set in Q1 – January 4, 2016, 7:00 pm EDT

Commodity Cost

Commodity Cost (Q1) – Class A (¢/kWh)
  Q1 YTD
Hourly Ontario Energy Price
(Unweighted average)
0.98 0.98
Global Adjustment
(Average, Class A)1
5.76 5.76
Total 6.74 6.74
Commodity Cost (Q1) – Class B (¢/kWh)
  Q1 YTD
Hourly Ontario Energy Price
(Weighted Average)
1.08 1.08
Global Adjustment
(Average, Class B)1
9.86 9.86
Total 10.94 10.94

1 Class A customers are large electricity consumers that pay Global Adjustment based on their proportion of energy use during the five hours of the year with the highest demand. All other customers are Class B.

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Electricity Data

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