The reality of Canada’s ‘renewable revolution’

A report out last month from the National Energy Board shows the reality of the “renewables revolution” we constantly hear will let us end our use of fossil fuels.Canada does have a large amount of renewable energy. It’s called water. Hydro power produced 60 per of Canadian electricity in 2015. Otherwise, not so much:Solar is a relatively small component of Canada’s electricity. About 98% of all Canadian solar capacity is installed in Ontario, where it represented 5% of total capacity in 2015. The primary hurdles for more solar adoption are intermittency and its relatively high cost. Solar capacity grows faster

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