Electricity provides 34.71% of the energy consumed by individuals in Quebec. It powers light fixtures, furnaces, hot water heaters and many appliances including air conditioners. Some bus and rail companies also use electricity for public transportation.
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 216,061,300 GJ of electricity and
emitted 620,509 GHG tonnes.
To learn how electricity feeds into your home, and how it is made, click on the yellow icons above....