This page contains resources about provinces that have set or are setting targets for reducing the carbon emissions generated by the generation of electricity.

Ontario- 50% nuclear. Phased out coal by 2014 (initially was 2007). Ontario’s target for energy from wind, solar and bio-energy is 10,700 MW (13%) by 2018 (excluding hydroelectric). Planning for 9,000 MW from hydro by 2018

Quebec- already nearly 100% (98% hydro...

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Canadian Wind Energy Association's graphic Powering Canada's Future as of December 2015.

Ontario plans to convert some of the coal burning units to produce 2 terrawatt hours (TWh) annually from biomass

Ontario energy consumption(2005)

These figures are from different sources and use different base years but they give an approximate idea of how much energy Ontario requires.

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Energy type Energy (PetaJoules*) Energy (MWh*)
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Ontario Building Code

Lloyd Alter wrote in TreeHugger that the Ontario Building Code for glass walls in condos does not specify an R-value whereas a minimum R-value is specified for the non-glass walls. http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/why-architects-shouldnt-build-co...

Ontario's building code changed as of January (2012), requiring...

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