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hydroelectric plants, kilowatt hours, nuclear power plants, fossil fuels, GDP

The production of electrical energy employs 0.6 percent of the country’s workforce, and accounts for 2.6 percent of the GDP and about 1 percent of goods exported. In 1999 Canada’s annual output of electricity was 567 billion kilowatt hours, of which 60 percent was provided by hydroelectric plants, 12 percent by nuclear power plants, and 26.38 percent by conventional thermal plants using fossil fuels.

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