Electricity Generation Energy Use and Generation by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ)a,b 3,002.5   3,838.1 3,899.3 3,815.1 4,036.0 4,038.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a,b
Natural Gas 80.0   580.2 595.3 584.5 618.3 655.9
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 11.5   9.6 10.6 9.7 11.5 13.4
Heavy Fuel Oil 141.4   23.7 22.0 19.8 29.9 31.6
Coal 874.5   724.8 683.6 689.5 661.1 660.9
Hydro 1,058.3   1,339.5 1,407.0 1,401.0 1,418.6 1,427.5
Nuclear 795.2   1,021.0 1,034.9 952.6 1,170.4 1,106.5
Wood and Other 37.2   101.6 108.6 109.9 86.6 107.2
Petroleum Coke, Still Gas, Coke and Coke Oven Gas1 4.3   37.7 37.3 48.0 39.6 35.8
Total Electricity Generated (GWh)a 467,596   608,180 619,810 609,783 631,821 638,401

Electricity Generated by Energy Source (GWh)a
Natural Gas 9,018   56,498 57,241 54,525 58,720 65,477
Diesel Fuel Oil, Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 994   1,050 1,133 1,144 2,136 2,561
Heavy Fuel Oil 13,394   4,559 4,642 4,878 1,314 1,948
Coal 76,794   72,190 62,766 63,792 65,817 65,717
Hydro 293,985   372,077 390,837 389,174 394,055 396,536
Nuclear 68,761   88,291 89,492 82,378 101,208 95,682
Wood and Other 3,546   9,677 10,341 10,468 8,245 10,212
Petroleum Coke, Still Gas, Coke and Coke Oven Gas1 1,105   3,840 3,359 3,423 326 268

Activity
GDP (million $ 2007)c 24,044   29,079 28,265 28,561 28,367 28,178
Production (GWh)a 467,596   608,180 619,810 609,783 631,821 638,401
Energy Intensity (GJ/$2007)a,b,c 0.125   0.132 0.138 0.134 0.142 0.143
Energy Intensity (GJ/GWh)a,b 6,421   6,311 6,291 6,256 6,388 6,326

Footnotes:

1) Includes manufactured gases, other petroleum products, other fuels and station service.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017.
b) Natural Resources Canada, Electricity Energy-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Statistics Canada, Gross domestic product (GDP) at basic prices, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) CANSIM (Table 379-0031), Ottawa, 2017. Data prior to 1997 were estimated by Canadian Industrial Energy-End Use Data and Analysis Centre, 1990 to 2015, Simon Fraser University, 2017 and Natural Resources Canada.