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Sustainable Future

Sustainability Commitment

"As a sustainable company, Alectra is committed to meeting today's needs and the needs of future generations by empowering our customers, communities, and employees, protecting the environment, and embracing innovation."

Alectra emerged from the consolidation of four leading Ontario electricity distribution companies in 2017. From its inception Alectra has been committed to sustainability. This sustainability statement affirms our commitment to delivering value to our municipal shareholders; providing our customers with safe, reliable and efficient electricity service and innovative energy solutions; and, protecting the health, safety, environment and well-being of our customers, employees, contractors, and communities.

As part of this commitment we pledge to reduce greenhouse gases.

Recently, Alectra committed to a 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2026, from our 2016 baseline. We continue to track annual energy consumption and associated emissions to contribute to a healthier environment.

2016 2017 2018
Energy/utility use Consumption tCO2e Consumption tCO2e Consumption tCO2e
Scope 1 Diesel (I) 1,446,480 3,939 1,386,283 3,775 1,302,998 3,548
Gasoline (I) 877,211 2,016 856,974 1,970 859,420 1,976
Natural gas (m3) 963,819 1,830 988,685 1,877 902,648 1,714
SF6 (kg) 45 1,076 40 956 35 844
Scope 2 Electricity (kWh) 18,248,698 740 16,822,591 682 16,779,933 680
District cooling (mWh) 240 11 616 12
District heating (mWh) 295 66 1,570 353
Total CO2e (tonnes) 9,601 9,337 9,127
% Reduction 5
Water (I) 34,534 33,333 30,477

 

#alectraCARES

At Alectra, sustainability means more than environmental responsibility. It's about creating meaningful and measurable social, environmental and economic benefits, now and for the future.

Our long-term success depends on fulfilling our commitment to sustainability by remaining focused on the health, safety, and wellness of our workforce. It means building strong relationships with our stakeholders - our employees, customers, shareholders and our communities, enhancing innovation, and being responsible custodians of the social and physical environment around us.

AlectraCARES is our framework that governs all of our actions as we move toward becoming a more sustainable company.