Electricity provides 22.26% of the energy consumed by individuals in British Columbia, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Appliances are the biggest user of electricity in this region. It also powers light fixtures, as well as home furnaces and hot water heaters. Some bus and rail companies use electricity for public transportation.
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 67,996,220 GJ of electricity and
emitted 734,639 GHG tonnes.
To learn how electricity feeds into your home, and how it is made, click on the yellow icons above....