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Our electricity system supports the lives of over 36 million Canadians. By 2035, that number will grow to over 42 million Canadians.

639 TWh

(terawatt-hours) generated in 2014

Generating Electricity

Canada’s electricity system is already relatively clean and low carbon, with over 80% of its electricity mix non-greenhouse gas emitting.

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Since 1900, with over 35 links between our nations, Canada provides enough electricity to power almost 7 million American homes. Some 30 states buy Canadian electricity each year..”

North American Power Grid

The power grid is a network of networks that delivers electricity from where it is generated to the homes, businesses, and communities who use it.

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