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MAKING A CLEANER MEGAWATT | Transition to Renewables
2004 9% 45,000 homesHydroelectricity provides most of Nova Scotia's renewable energy. Tidal energy contributes a small portion.
2008 12% 60,000 homesThe first wind farms start to become an important part of our generation mix, including Lingan Wind Farm and Pubnico Wind Farm.
2011 19% 95,000 homesMore wind farms come online, notably Nuttby Mountain Wind Farm and Digby Neck Wind Farm.
2014 22% 110,000 homesRenewable energy from COMFIT projects and the Port Hawkesbury Biomass plant help move us over the 20% renewable mark.
2015 27% 135,000 homesCOMFITs continue to come online, and renewable energy coming from Sable Wind Farm and South Canoe Wind Farm helped us surpass our requirement of 25% renewable by the end of 2015.
2021 40% 200,000 homesNova Scotia Power will generate 40% of its electricity from renewable sources. Hydroelectricity from Maritime Link and Muskrat Falls will be key projects involved in helping us to reach this target.