The Ontario Energy Report provides an up-to-date snapshot of Ontario’s energy sector.

Electricity Data
Third Quarter 2016

July – September 2016


Transmission Grid-connected Generation Output (Q3)
Nuclear 24.02 TWh 61.9%
Hydro 8.09 TWh 20.9%
Wind 1.6 TWh 4.1%
Gas 4.79 TWh 12.3%
Biofuel 0.14 TWh <1%
Solar 0.16 TWh <1%
Conservation Savings (Q3)
Net Peak Demand Savings 191 MW
Net Energy Savings 46 GWh


Ontario Grid-connected Peak Demand (Q3)

23,213 MW

set September 7, 2016, 6:00 pm EDT

Ontario Grid-connected Peak Demand (for 2016)

23,213 MW

set in Q3 – September 7, 2016, 6:00 pm EDT

Commodity Cost

Commodity Cost (Q3) – Class A (¢/kWh)
  Q3 YTD
Hourly Ontario Energy Price
(Unweighted average)
2.23 1.48
Global Adjustment
(Average, Class A)1
4.61 5.30
Total 6.84 6.78
Commodity Cost (Q3) – Class B (¢/kWh)
  Q3 YTD
Hourly Ontario Energy Price
(Weighted Average)
2.50 1.66
Global Adjustment
(Average, Class B)1
8.24 9.47
Total 10.74 11.13

1 Class A customers are large electricity consumers that pay Global Adjustment based on their proportion of energy use during the five hours of the year with the highest demand. All other customers are Class B.

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Electricity Data

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