Stats & Metrics

2015/2016 Fiscal Year Energy and Water Purchases and Generation



Campus Electrical Purchase: 293 gigawatt hours (GWh)
Renewable Electrical Generation: 16.5 GWh, via Renewable Natural Gas cogeneration at the Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF)
Peak Electrical Demand: 47.0 megavolt amperes (MVA)

Savings (Since 2004): 33.6 GWh/year

Natural Gas

Gas Purchased for District Steam and Hot Water Generation: 525,300 gigajoules (GJ)
Direct Gas Purchase: 247,600 GJ
Gas Purchased for Cogeneration: 181,900 GJ (Includes
Renewable Natural Gas)

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

Steam and Hot Water

Thermal Energy Generation, Steam Plant: 71,200 megawatt hours (MWh)
Thermal Energy Generation, Cogeneration: 13,200 MWh
Thermal Energy Generation, Campus Energy Centre: 46,400 MWh


Biomass Purchased for Thermal Energy Generation: 9,900 bone-dry tonnes
Renewable Thermal Energy Generation, BRDF:  39,600 MWh


Campus Water Purchase: 3.97 billion litres of water

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

Sanitary Sewer

Campus Sanitary Discharge: approximately 3.6 billion litres of sanitary sewer

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