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Ontario’s 2020 Electricity Supply Mix

Electricity in Ontario is produced from a variety of sources. Each year the system-wide supply mix is published by the Ontario Energy Board. The current supply mix for 2020 has now been released and is included below.

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ELECTRICITY FACTS

Electricity Source Percentage of Ontario's Electricity Mix*
Nuclear Energy 56.8 %
Water Power 24.4 %
Natural Gas* 6.3 %
Wind 8.7 %
Solar PV 2.4 %
Bioenergy** 0.5 %
Non-Contracted*** 0.9 %

 * Includes Lennox and dual fuel (natural gas/bioenergy) consistent with IESO.
** IESO’s embedded generation data set combines biomass and gas.
*** Non-Contracted represents a variety of fuel types that the IESO is unable to categorize due to a lack of information from Local Distribution Companies (LDCs).

Note: Figures may not add to 100% due to rounding.