Business View-Oct 2023

102 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 10, ISSUE 10 Nuclear power is also one of the reasons Canada has a relatively clean electrical system, currently providing 15% of our electricity. That means that our nuclear sector has helped Canada avoid approximately 45 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, compared to electricity produced from natural gas. In a country where 83% of our electricity comes from low- or non- emitting sources already, nuclear continues to be a complement to the strong renewables sector that we are always continuing to develop. The building of a non-emitting electricity grid across Canada to enable the energy transition is an enormous undertaking. As more sources of intermittent renewable energy come