Oshawa Power Earth Hour Results – 2018
Around the world Earth Hour symbolizes international unity on the importance of addressing climate change. In Oshawa, electricity users went dark to observe Earth Hour over the weekend.
This year Oshawa Power recognized a drop in electricity consumption of 0.6% or 835.4kW. Oshawa has always been a leading community in energy conservation initiatives and continues to look for opportunities to increase their commitment to climate change awareness. Oshawa’s electricity users work hard every year to reduce their electricity consumption. In the last 3 years Oshawa has saved over 45 GWh of electricity through reduction and conservation programs, our users have adopted Earth Hour habits for everyday living.
The amount of electricity saved during this year’s Earth Hour is equivalent to the CO2 emissions of 2,451 kms driven and the amount of the CO2 sequestered by planting 160 new trees in Oshawa.