Electricity provides 10.56% of the energy consumed by individuals in Alberta. It powers light fixtures and many appliances, including air conditioners. Some Albertans also use electricity to heat their homes and hot water tanks. A few bus and rail companies are also using electricity for public transportation.
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 37,500,920 GJ of electricity and
emitted 11,123,150 GHG tonnes.
To learn how electricity feeds into your home, and how it is made, click on the yellow icons above....