Canada is an electricity heavyweight. It’s the world’s sixth-largest electricity producer and third-largest electricity exporter. Canada also has a clean electricity grid that is 83% emission-free, with lower electricity rates than many countries. Our electricity system appears poised for success, but the reality is that we aren’t prepared for a world committed to carbon neutrality.
Our newest report, Underneath It All, dives into four reasons Canada needs to go big on clean electricity: to ensure Canada can effectively combat climate change, to diversify and strengthen Canada’s economy, to further expand Indigenous clean energy ownership, and to improve energy security and affordability.