Renewable is DoableAffordable and flexible options for Ontario’s long-term energy plan

Publication - Sept. 10, 2013 - By Tim Weis, Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Jeff Harti

Ontario has experienced an absolute decline in electricity demand in recent years, due in part to the province’s successful conservation programs. Grid electricity demand in Ontario is projected to drop back to 1992 levels by 2022.

The evidence presented in this report shows that putting conservation first, and supplementing it with a diversified portfolio of green energy sources, can be more cost-effective for the province than renewed investment in nuclear stations.


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