As Quebec bathes in electricity, money goes down the drain – thestar.com

Hydro-Québec recently forecast a surplus of 7.7 terawatt hours (TWh) for 2011. Less than the 10 TWh for this year, but still, that’s enough electricity to power 770 billion 100-watt light bulbs for an hour.

“We’ve got electricity through the wazoo,” says Daniel Breton, an energy activist with a group called Maîtres Chez Nous – 21st Century, which seeks independence from fossil fuels.

via As Quebec bathes in electricity, money goes down the drain – thestar.com.

So my question is why do we need to have wind turbines and solar panels??

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