TORONTO, March 31, 2012 /CNW/ - The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) reported that compared to a typical Saturday night in late March, demand for electricity in Ontario was down 2.7 per cent or 423 megawatts (MW) as a result of Earth Hour. This drop is slightly higher than the peak energy needs of a city the size of Burlington.
The IESO is responsible for managing Ontario's bulk electricity system and operating the wholesale market. For more information, please visit www.ieso.ca.
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