Electricity provides 17.38% of the energy consumed by individuals in Nova Scotia.  It powers light fixtures and appliances, including air conditioners. Some Nova Scotians also use electricity to heat their homes and hot water tanks.  A few bus and rail companies use electricity for public transportation.
 
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 14,992,090 GJ of electricity and
emitted 2,876,730 GHG tonnes. 
 
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RESIDENTIAL

ELECTRICITY

17.38%
consumption