Canada's energy capacity share by source 2016

This statistic displays the distribution of energy capacity from electricity sources in Canada as of 2016, by resource. During this year, the country's natural gas electric capacity accounted for 14.7 percent of total electric capacity.

Distribution of electricity capacity in Canada as of 2016, by source

Share of capacity
Hydro54.8
Natural gas14.7
Nuclear9.7
Wind8.1
Coal6.6
Oil and diesel2.6
Biomass1.8
Solar1.6
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Release date

December 2017

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2016

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