The OEB has posted updated supply mix data with information from 2016. As per Ontario Regulation 416/99 made under the OEB Act, and the Board's Directive, this information is required to be disclosed to Ontario consumers. The information is below.

Ontario’s System-Wide Electricity Supply Mix: 2016 Data

Electricity Retailing – Disclosure to Consumers, O. Reg. 416/99, requires retailers to disclose to consumers the Ontario system-wide electricity supply mix in the manner established by the Ontario Energy Board. The Board’s Directive for the Disclosure of Information to Consumers by Electricity Retailers under Ontario Regulation 416/99 prescribes the manner and timing requirements for this disclosure. The Directive applies to all retailers, including distributors that provide standard supply service.

Under O. Reg. 416/99 the Ministry of Energy is responsible for providing Ontario’s electricity supply mix data for electricity suppliers. The following label discloses the system-wide electricity supply mix data for 2016. This data must be used by electricity suppliers for the purposes of complying with the disclosure obligations of O. Reg. 416/99 and the Directive. This data should be considered current until further notice.

Electricity Facts
Electricity SourcesOntario's Electricity Mix
Water Power 23.3%
Alternate Power 9.5%
Solar 2.2%
Wind 6.8%
Biomass 0.5%
Waste 0%
Nuclear Energy 58.5%
Natural Gas** 8.2%
Other 0.4%

* Includes both Tx (direct) and Dx (embedded) connected generation (Ontario Ministry of Energy).

** Includes duel-fuelled facilities that are predominantly natural gas (e.g. Lennox Generating Station)

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


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