Electricity provides 11.83% of the energy consumed by individuals in Ontario. It powers light fixtures and many appliances, including air conditioners. Some Ontario households also use electricity to heat their homes and hot water tanks. A few bus and rail companies have adopted electricity for public transportation.
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 119,953,500 GJ of electricity and
emitted 4,203,801 GHG tonnes.
To learn how electricity feeds into your home, and how it is made, click on the yellow icons above....