The Sarnia Regional Cogeneration Plant is a 444.0 MW natural gas-fired cogeneration power plant. The plant produces electricity and thermal energy in the form of steam for the following steam hosts: Dow, Bayer, Suncor and NOVA. The Sarnia Regional Cogeneration Plant is located on the St. Clair River, in Sarnia, Ontario.
Major equipment consists of the following:
The plant delivers 230 kV power to circuits N6S and N7S on the Hydro One grid which feeds into the Ontario electricity market administered by the Independent Electricity System Operator.
|OPA Contracted Capacity:||444.0 MW|
|Developer:||TransAlta Energy Corporation|
|Technology:||Natural gas-fired cogeneration|
Three (3) Alstom Gas turbines,
Two (2) Alstom steam turbines and
One (1) Westinghouse steam turbine
|Commercial Operation Date:||Current plant configuration reached commercial operation in March, 2003|
|OPA Contract Term Commencement Date:||January 1, 2006|
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