Brighton Beach Power Station (541.3 MW) - Windsor

Brighton Beach Power Station is a natural gas-fired combined cycle electricity generating facility with a nameplate capacity of 541.3 MW located in Windsor.

Major equipment consists of the following: 

  • Two (2) natural gas-fired General Electric 7FA combustion turbine generators 
  • Two (2) triple pressure reheat heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) with natural gas duct burners
  • One (1) General Electric DN11 condensing steam turbine generator 
  • Cooling for the plant is achieved through the use of a once-through condenser with water drawn from the Detroit River.

The facility is fuelled by natural gas supplied by Union Gas Distribution infrastructure. The plant delivers both 115 kV and 230 kV to the Ontario grid at the J. Clark Keith substation which feeds into the Ontario electricity market administered by the Independent System Operator.

Location: Windsor, Ontario
OPA Contracted Capacity: 541.3 MW
Operator: Shell Energy North America (Canada) Inc.
Technology: Natural gas-fired, combined cycle
Turbines: Two (2) GE 170 MW model 7FA combustion turbines
One (1) GE DN-11 steam turbine with a rating of 230 MW
Commercial Operation Date: The facility originally reached commercial operation in July 2004.
OPA Contract Term Commencement Date: January 1, 2006


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