Low greenhouse gas emission rates compared to other power generation options

5 times less than photovoltaic solar

50 times less than thermal – natural gas

70 times less than thermal – coal

Source: Hydro‑Québec’s Sustainability Report

Low greenhouse gas emission rates compared to other provinces and countries

Greenhouse gas emissions in connection with electricity consumption by province and country (g CO2 eq. / kWh)

Data corresponds to the generation, purchase, import, transmission and distribution of electricity (life cycle approach)

Source: International Reference Centre for the Life Cycle of Products, Processes and Services (CIRAIG), 2014