Canada’s Electrification Advantage in the Race to Net-Zero

Five catalysts to accelerate business electrification

Our research identifies targeted opportunities to accelerate the electrification of Canadian businesses, as well as the key barriers inhibiting the pace and scale of progress needed to get on a trajectory to net-zero.

May 24, 2022

In corporate boardrooms and the corridors of political power in Canada and worldwide, business and political leaders are stepping up to act on climate change. While multiple technologies and approaches will be necessary, clean electrification—substituting fossil fuels with renewables and other forms of clean electricity—has consistently been the most affordable, reliable, and efficient path forward to net-zero by 2050. This report and four sector-specific briefs outline the catalysts that will get us there. 

Report details

Climate Change Mitigation
Electrifying Canada
Focus area
IISD, 2022