Wind energy is Ontario's best option for new electricity supply
Today’s wind energy has many attributes that make it a great choice for electricity generation in Ontario, and having the lowest price tag is one of them.
More renewable wind energy will be needed by Ontario to keep the cost of electricity affordable for the future.
A Cost-Competitive Solution
Wind energy developments are making positive and lasting economic contributions while helping to diversify rural and Indigenous communities across Ontario.
Between 2006 and 2030, Ontario’s wind energy industry can...
A Benefit to Communities
A Reliable Energy Partner
A Clean Solution
As demand for clean electricity ramps up, Ontario will increase its reliance on wind energy as a key technology that contributes low-cost power and flexibility to a modernized electricity grid.
Ontario can source more than one-third of its electricity from wind energy without compromising grid reliability.
Canadians are increasingly concerned about the impact of electricity generation on our environment and Canada has a long way to go if it is to meet greenhouse gas reduction targets consistent with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Fortunately, Ontario has an abundance of one of the most environmentally sustainable forms of electricity generation – wind energy.
Wind energy in Ontario
Reaching for Canada's emission reduction targets
Wind energy is the lowest-cost source of new electricity generation
Wind power keeps our air cleaner and produces no greenhouse gasses
Levels of reliable wind integration are going up all over the world
Wind energy is good for investment, jobs and communities
CanWEA, the Canadian Wind Energy Association, is the voice of Canada’s wind energy industry, actively promoting the responsible and sustainable growth of wind energy.
Learn more about wind energy, and get the facts at canwea.ca.
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