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The percentage of electricity that is generated domestically from low-carbon sources.

Canada: 83.7% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 20

83.7% of the electricity in Canada is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by {{ source }} for the year {{ YEARS.getYear() }}. The primary low-carbon power source is Hydropower. Average emissions from electricity in Canada is 117.4 to 117.6 gCO2eq / kWh. This has been calculated using estimates from the Technology-specific Cost and Performance Parameters report from the IPCC.

Low-carbon power in Canada compared to selected regions

Power sources in Canada

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Data for 2021 includes the first 8 months.

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