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Natural gas: Power on demand

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During a heat wave or on the coldest day of the year, natural gas is there to make sure Ontarians have the electricity they need to stay comfortable. It’s this ability to quickly meet times of peak demand that makes natural gas such a critical part of Ontario’s supply mix.

Learn about the flexible nature of natural gas and how it also enables and supports more renewable sources of power.

Did you know?

50 percent

fewer carbon emissions are generated from modern natural gas stations compared to coal

27 percent

of Ontario's current installed energy capacity is natural gas

3 natural gas

stations are in OPG's fleet; 1 operated by a co-owner and 1 operated by a subsidiary

1 station

owned and operated by OPG is dual-fuelled by oil and natural gas