Canada's electric power generation costs 2021 by fuel

Cost of electric power generation from utility thermal plants in Canada in 2021, by fuel

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November 2022



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' Wood and wood energy used as fuel, including round wood (cord wood), lignin, wood scraps from furniture and window frame manufacturing, wood chips, bark, sawdust, forest residues, charcoal and pulp waste.
Other solid fuels include agricultural biomass, other biomass (food processing), other biomass (type unknown), municipal and other waste and any other fuels not specified above.
Total petroleum products include light fuel oil, total heavy fuel oil and diesel.
A mixture of hydrocarbons (principally methane) and small quantities of various hydrocarbons existing in the gaseous phase or in solution with crude oil in underground reservoirs.
Other gaseous fuel types include refinery fuel gas and any other fuels not specified above.'

Other solid fuels Total petroleum products Natural gas Other gaseous fuels Adapted from Statistics Canada,, 2021. This does not constitute an endorsement by Statistics Canada of this product.

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