Stats & Metrics

2016/2017 Fiscal Year Energy Generation and Energy and Water Purchases



Campus Electrical Purchase: 299 gigawatt hours (GWh)
Renewable Electrical Generation: 14.9 GWh, via Renewable Natural Gas cogeneration at the Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF)
Peak Electrical Demand: 48.4 megavolt amperes (MVA)

Savings (Since 2004): 33.6 GWh/year

Natural Gas

Gas Purchased for District Steam and Hot Water Generation: 547,200 gigajoules (GJ)
Direct Gas Purchase: 267,200 GJ
Gas Purchased for Cogeneration: 167,000 GJ (Includes
Renewable Natural Gas)

Savings (Since 2004): 572,000 GJs/year

Steam and Hot Water

Thermal Energy Generation, Cogeneration: 14,600 MWh
Thermal Energy Generation, Campus Energy Centre: 94,000 MWh


Biomass Purchased for Thermal Energy Generation: 7,700 bone-dry tonnes
Renewable Thermal Energy Generation, BRDF:  28,500 MWh


Campus Water Purchase: 3.75 billion litres of water

Savings (Since 2004): 1.34 billion litres of water per year

Sanitary Sewer

Campus Sanitary Discharge: approximately 3.75 billion litres of sanitary sewer

Savings (Since 2004): 1.21 billion litres of sanitary sewer per year