Yukon

Overview of Electricity Sector

The electricity grid in Yukon, much like in the other two territories, is quite unique compared to the rest of Canada, largely because of its small size and isolation from the North American electricity and natural gas grids. Yukon. The vast majority of Yukon’s electricity (94.7%) is supplied by hydroelectric facilities followed by diesel at 5.2%...

Renewable Energy

In addition to expanding hydro and natural gas capacity, Yukon is taking measures to grow its share of wind, solar and biomass energy. There is currently just under 1 MW of wind and solar power each connected to the Yukon grid. Yukon Energy operates two wind turbines located on Haeckel Hill near Whitehorse. It is...

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