Energy Market Analysis of the Renewable Power Landscape of Canada in 2017
In 2016, Ontario generated 8.2 percent of its electricity from natural gas, the only essential fossil fuel source it tapped into. Most of the electric consumption of this Canadian province came from non-emitting sources during operation, which accounted for 91.7 percent. It generated 0.1 percent of its electricity from diesel and oil. Lastly, renewable sources supplied around 33.4 percent of its generated electricity.
Canada has 19 Canadian nuclear power reactors or CANDU. Ontario used 18 of these CANDU reactors to generate 58.3 …