Number of wind turbines owned by
Yukon Energy Corp.: 2.
Cost of installing the first turbine, in 1993:
Cost of installing the second turbine, in 2000:
Total number of kilowatts the wind turbines
Number of homes that wind turbines power: 150.
Number of hydro-generating plants owned by
Yukon Energy Corporation: 3.
Amount of power generated by the three facilities:
Peak power generated by the Whitehorse Rapids
hydro facility in summer: 40 megawatts.
Amount in winter: 25 megawatts.
Cost to build the dam and the facility’s first two
turbines in 1958: $7.2 million.
Annual decline in the value of the Canadian
dollar since 1958, as a percentage: 4.15.
Cost to build the Whitehorse Rapids facility today:
Cost to add a single turbine to the Aishihik plant
in 2007: $5 million.
Initial cost of the Aishihik facility, in 1975:
Amount of power the Aishihik facility can currently
produce: 30 megawatts.
Number of homes the Aishihik facility can currently
Total number of households in the Yukon, 2001:
Estimated cost of the Carmacks-to-Pelly
transmission line: $20 million.
Cost per kilometre: $186,915.
Population of Pelly, 2001: 328.
Annual greenhouse gas reduction as a result of
bringing hydro to Pelly, in tonnes: 1,400.
Greenhouse gas emissions from the Canada Games
torch if it remained lit for one year, in tonnes: 766.
Distance between Carmacks and Pelly: 107 kilometres.
Number of mines between Carmacks and Pelly: 1.
Distance between Pelly and Stewart Crossing:
Number of mines between Pelly and Stewart: 0.
Number of megawatts supplied by the Mayo hydro
Number of homes it can supply: 1,700.
Total population of Dawson, 2003: 1,772.
Total cost of the Mayo-Dawson transmission line:
Length of transmission line, in kilometres: 223.
Cost per kilometre: $164,434.
Initial estimated cost of the Mayo-Dawson
transmission line: $29 million.
Initial estimated cost, per kilometre: $130,044.
Amount over budget: $7 million.
Canada’s percentage change in greenhouse gas
emissions between 1990 and 2004 from the Kyoto
Protocol benchmark: +26.
Canada’s Kyoto target, as a percentage of
1990 emissions: -6.
Millions of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent
Canada pumped into the environment in 2004,
in millions of tonnes: 758.1.
In 1990: 598.9.
Amount the US pumped into the atmosphere
in 2004, in millions of tonnes: 7,068.
Rank of US in terms of production of
greenhouse gases: 1. (RM)