|Installed Capacity||36,853 MW (transmission-connected)
Source: 18-Month Outlook released December 12, 2017
|Record Summer Peak||27,005 MW (August 1, 2006)|
|Record Winter Peak||
24,979 MW (December 20, 2004)
Ontario’s peak energy use is typically in the summer months when people use air conditioners to beat the heat. Peaks also take place in the winter when the weather is especially cold. Weather has the biggest influence on electricity demand.
|Consumers Served||4.9 million|
|Transmission Lines||30,000 km|
|Ontario Import Capability||4,500-5,200 MW|
|IESO Wholesale Market||$17 billion in financial transactions per year|
|Average Weighted Wholesale Market Price (2016)||1.66¢/kWh|
|Global Adjustment Class B Rate (2016)||9.66¢/kWh|
|Total Annual Energy Consumed (2016)||137 TWh|
|Conservation Results 2015||In 2015, Ontario conserved 1.3 terawatt hours of energy. That’s enough to power the city of Oshawa for a year.|
1 Gigawatt hour (GWh) = 1 million kWh
1 Terawatt hour (TWh) = 1,000 GWh
What is 1 kWh?
A cyclist exerts an equivalent of 1 kWh of electricity when biking from London to Guelph. See more at www.1kwh.ca.