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* For Mercury, the emission rate is in kg/GW-h and the total emissions are in kilograms (kg).

No Plant Name Country State /Province Primary Fuel Electricity Generation (MWh) Emission Rate (kg/MW-h)* Total Emissions (t)*sort icon
1 Hydro-Québec - Centrale de Tracy Canada Quebec Oil 172,778.90 0.00 0.84
2 Transcanada Energy - Redwater Power Plant Canada Alberta Natural Gas 167,036.00 2.52 1.00
3 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. - Rainbow Lake Generating Station 1,2,& 3 Canada Alberta Natural Gas 14,054.00 0.07 1.00
4 ATCO Power Canada Ltd - Poplar Hill Canada Alberta Natural Gas 28,425.00 0.04 1.00
5 Imperial Oil - Sarnia Cogen Canada Ontario Natural Gas 99,644.66 0.03 3.44
6 SaskPower - Queen Elizabeth Power Station Canada Saskatchewan Natural Gas 830,465.25 0.01 4.20
7 Irving Paper - Courtenay Bay Generating Station Unit 2 Canada New Brunswick Oil 154,545.31 0.03 4.66
8 Cochrane Power - Cochrane Generating Station Canada Ontario Natural Gas 239,285.00 0.02 5.30
9 Ontario Power Generation - Lake View Generating Station Canada Ontario Coal 717,263.00 0.01 6.00
10 Manitoba Hydro - Brandon Generating Station Canada Manitoba Natural Gas 435,302.00 0.02 6.80
11 Hydro-Québec - Centrale de Cap-aux Meules Canada Quebec Other Fuels 179,100.00 0.04 6.91
12 Abitibi-Consolidated Inc - Fort Frances Canada Ontario Natural Gas 582,224.00 0.01 7.02
13 EPCOR Power L.P. - Tunis Power Plant Canada Ontario Natural Gas 329,132.00 0.03 9.20
14 Calgary Energy Centre No. 2 Inc. - Calgary Energy Canada Alberta Natural Gas 318,782.14 0.03 10.12
15 TransAlta Cogeneration LP - Windsor Essex Cogeneration Canada Ontario Natural Gas 302,930.00 0.04 10.77
16 TransAlta Cogeneration LP - Ottawa Health Sciences Canada Ontario Natural Gas 398,216.00 0.03 11.24
17 Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro - Holyrood Thermal Canada Newfoundland Oil 1,355,543.09 0.01 11.55
18 Lake Superior Power L. P. - Sault Ste Marie Canada Ontario Natural Gas 362,018.00 0.03 11.71
19 EnCana Corporation - Cavalier Power Plant Canada Alberta Natural Gas 280,946.31 0.04 11.77
20 Whitby Cogeneration L.P. Canada Ontario Natural Gas 345,056.00 0.04 12.50
21 Nova Scotia Power - Tufts Cove Generating Station Canada Nova Scotia Oil 1,675,184.62 0.01 12.65
22 Ontario Power Generation - Atikokan Generating Station Canada Ontario Coal 978,098.00 0.01 13.00
23 Ontario Power Generation - Lennox Generating Station Canada Ontario Oil 1,344,778.00 0.01 13.00
24 Kirkland Lake Power - Kirkland Lake Generating Station Canada Ontario Natural Gas 495,265.00 0.03 14.00
25 Ontario Power Generation - Thunder Bay Generating Canada Ontario Coal 1,000,341.00 0.01 14.00
26 Milner Power Inc. - H.R.Milner Generating Station Canada Alberta Coal 835,745.80 0.02 14.93
27 Transalta Energy Corporation - Mississauga Canada Ontario Natural Gas 884,774.00 0.02 15.79
28 B.C. Hydro - Burrard Generating Station Canada British Columbia Natural Gas 456,000.00 0.04 18.00
29 ATCO Power Canada Ltd - Rainbow 4 and 5 Canada Alberta Natural Gas 537,938.00 0.04 21.00
30 Iroquois Falls Power - Iroquois Falls G.S. Canada Ontario Natural Gas 694,709.00 0.03 22.10
31 Air Liquide Canada Inc - Scotford Canada Alberta Natural Gas 259,176.01 0.09 22.91
32 Transalta Ltd/Air Liquid - Fort Saskatchewan Canada Alberta Natural Gas 259,680.21 0.09 24.16
33 TransAlta Generation Partnership - Wabamun Thermal Electric Power Generating Plant Canada Alberta Coal 1,848,985.97 0.01 26.47
34 SaskPower - Shand Power Station Canada Saskatchewan Coal 1,664,599.64 0.02 27.10
35 West Windsor Power - Windsor Canada Ontario Natural Gas 787,703.00 0.03 27.23
36 Boralex Énergie - Cogénération Kingsey Falls Canada Quebec Natural Gas 213,743.58 0.16 35.12
37 ATCO Power Canada Ltd. - Cory Cogeneration Station Canada Saskatchewan Natural Gas 847,495.41 0.04 38.00
38 Brighton Beach Power L. P. - Windsor Canada Ontario Natural Gas 1,408,726.00 0.03 40.00
39 Cardinal Power of Canada, L.P. - Cardinal Canada Ontario Natural Gas 1,161,404.00 0.04 41.14
40 B.C. Hydro - Fort Nelson Generating Station Canada British Columbia Natural Gas 294,050.88 0.14 42.00
41 Cenovus FCCL Ltd. - Foster Creek SAGD Bitumen Battery Canada Alberta Coal 533,680.02 0.09 46.37
42 Transcanada Energy - Carseland Power Plant Canada Alberta Natural Gas 550,879.81 0.09 49.64
43 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. - Battle River Generating Station Canada Alberta Coal 5,077,593.00 0.01 51.14
44 Transcanada Energy - MacKay River Power Plant Canada Alberta Natural Gas 1,087,645.22 0.05 57.47
45 TransAlta Cogeneration LP - Meridian Cogeneration Canada Saskatchewan Natural Gas 1,920,950.53 0.03 57.84
46 Kelson Canada Inc. - Island Cogeneration No. 2 Inc Canada British Columbia Natural Gas 1,368,725.59 0.04 59.00
47 Alberta Power (2000) Ltd. - Sheerness Generating Station Canada Alberta Coal 5,892,719.00 0.01 61.94
48 SaskPower - Poplar River Power Station Canada Saskatchewan Coal 3,699,108.70 0.02 62.60
49 Shell Canada Energy - Shell Albian Sands Muskeg River Mine Canada Alberta Natural Gas 1,108,585.00 0.06 64.00
50 Ontario Power Generation - Lambton Generating Station Canada Ontario Coal 9,532,953.00 0.01 67.00
51 TransAlta Utilities Corporation - Keephills Thermal Generating Station Canada Alberta Coal 5,762,554.01 0.01 67.51
52 EPCOR Generation - Genesee Thermal Generating Station Canada Alberta Coal 9,301,771.94 0.01 72.41
53 Transalta Energy Corporation - Sarnia Canada Ontario Natural Gas 1,675,122.00 0.05 82.53
54 SaskPower - Boundary Dam Power Station Canada Saskatchewan Coal 6,066,671.20 0.02 105.20
55 City of Medicine Hat - Medicine Hat Canada Alberta Natural Gas 187,824.05 0.89 168.01
56 Ontario Power Generation - Nanticoke Generating St Canada Ontario Coal 17,778,061.00 0.01 171.00
57 TransAlta Utilities Corporation - Sundance Thermal Canada Alberta Coal 15,116,033.56 0.01 180.71
58 Transcanada Energy - Redwater Power Plant Canada Alberta Natural Gas 167,036.39 2.52 421.57
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USEFUL CONVERSION TABLES
Energy
Basic Unit Joule J  
Electricity consumption Watt-hour Wh 3600 J
British units system British thermal unit Btu 1,055.056 J
Mass
Basic Unit gram g  
Metric tonne tonne t 1,000,000 g
Power
Basic Unit Watt W 1 J/s
Common Unit Prefixes multiply by
k kilo 1x103
M mega 1x106
G giga 1x109
T tera 1x1012
Global Warming Potential CO2 Equivalent
CO2 Carbon dioxide 1
CH4 Methane 21
N2O Nitrous oxide 310