Algonquin Power & Utilities

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Algonquin Power & Utilities doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 44

Algonquin Power & Utilities has a DitchCarbon Score of 44 out of 100, indicating moderate performance in sustainability measures. This score reflects the company’s current carbon intensity level, suggesting there is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions. A higher score would demonstrate a stronger commitment to lowering carbon intensity and enhancing overall sustainability efforts.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Algonquin Power & Utilities is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Algonquin Power & Utilities operates in Canada, a region with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with their energy consumption.

...this company is doing 13.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., founded in 1988 and headquartered in Oakville, operates in the energy generation and distribution industry. The company offers a range of services including the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and water, with a strong focus on renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, and hydroelectric power. With over $13 billion in assets, Algonquin Power & Utilities serves more than one million customers primarily in the United States and Canada, and is listed on both the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Algonquin Power & Utilities

Algonquin Power & Utilities should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions.

Bad news, Algonquin Power still hasn't set SBTi commitments

Algonquin Power & Utilities has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with climate science.
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