Stats & Metrics

2022/23 Fiscal Year Energy Generation and Energy and Water Purchases



Campus Electrical Purchase: 303 gigawatt hours (GWh)
Renewable Electrical Generation: 4 GWh, via Renewable Natural Gas cogeneration at the Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF)
Peak Electrical Demand: 51 megavolt amperes (MVA)

Savings (Since 2004): 45 GWh/year

Natural Gas

Gas Purchased for District Energy System Hot Water Generation: 405,000 gigajoules (GJ)
Direct Gas Purchase: 318,000 GJ
Gas Purchased for Cogeneration: 13,000 GJ (Includes 13,000 GJ
Renewable Natural Gas)

Savings (Since 2004): 610,000 GJs/year

Thermal Energy Generation

Thermal Energy Generation, Campus Energy Centre: 102,000 MWh

Low Carbon & Renewable Thermal Energy Generation, BRDF:  35,000 MWh

Waste Heat Recovery, Cogeneration: 3,000 MWh


Biomass Purchased for Thermal Energy Generation, BRDF: 9,100 bone-dry tonnes


Campus Water Purchase: 4.1 billion litres of water

Savings: 1.34 billion litres of water per year

Sanitary Sewer

Campus Sanitary Discharge: approximately 3.7 billion litres of sanitary sewer

Savings: 1.21 billion litres of sanitary sewer per year