List of generating stations in Nova Scotia

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This is a list of electrical generating stations in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Nova Scotia has twenty-nine power stations, and is still largely dependent on coal-fired generation, with some natural gas and hydroelectric generating stations. Nova Scotia Power, a subsidiary of Emera, operates the integrated public utility serving most of the province.

Fossil fuel[edit]

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Burnside Combustion Turbine 132 44°42′54″N 63°36′35″W / 44.71500°N 63.60972°W / 44.71500; -63.60972 (Burnside Combustion Turbine) Nova Scotia Power Fuel oil [1]
Lingan Generating Station 600 46°14′12″N 60°2′14″W / 46.23667°N 60.03722°W / 46.23667; -60.03722 (Lingan Generating Station) Nova Scotia Power Coal [1]
Point Aconi Generating Station 171 46°19′12″N 60°19′50″W / 46.32000°N 60.33056°W / 46.32000; -60.33056 (Point Aconi Generating Station) Nova Scotia Power Coal / Petroleum coke [1]
Point Tupper Generating Station 154 45°35′14″N 61°20′53″W / 45.58722°N 61.34806°W / 45.58722; -61.34806 (Point Tupper Generating Station) Nova Scotia Power Coal [1]
Trenton Generating Station 307 45°37′13″N 62°38′53″W / 45.62028°N 62.64806°W / 45.62028; -62.64806 (Trenton Generating Station) Nova Scotia Power Coal [1]
Tufts Cove Generating Station 415 44°40′35″N 63°35′46″W / 44.67639°N 63.59611°W / 44.67639; -63.59611 (Tufts Cove Generating Station) Nova Scotia Power Fuel oil / Natural gas [1]
Tusket Combustion Turbine 24 43°51′38″N 65°59′35″W / 43.86056°N 65.99306°W / 43.86056; -65.99306 (Tusket Combustion Turbine) Nova Scotia Power Fuel oil [1]
Victoria Junction Combustion Turbines 66 46°9′43″N 60°6′46″W / 46.16194°N 60.11278°W / 46.16194; -60.11278 (Victoria Junction Combustion Turbines) Nova Scotia Power Fuel oil [1]

Renewable[edit]

Hydro[edit]

List of hydroelectric and tidal generating stations in Nova Scotia.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner River Ref
Annapolis 4 Annapolis Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Annapolis Royal Generating Station 20 44°45′07″N 65°30′40″W / 44.75194°N 65.51111°W / 44.75194; -65.51111 (Annapolis Royal Tidal) Nova Scotia Power Tidal [3]
Avon 7 Avon Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Bear River 13 Bear River Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Black River 23 Black River Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Dickie Brook 4 Dickie Brook Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Fall River 1 Fall River Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Lequille 11 Port Royal Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Mersey 43 Mersey Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Nictuax 7 Nictuax Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Paradise 5 Paradise Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Roseway 2 Roseway Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Sheet Harbour 11 Sheet Harbour Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Sissiboo 24 Sissiboo Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
St. Margaret's Bay Hydro 11 44°41′29″N 63°53′30″W / 44.69145°N 63.8917°W / 44.69145; -63.8917 (St. Margaret's Bay) Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Tusket 2 Tusket Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]
Wreck Cove 230 Wreck Cove Nova Scotia Power Hydro [2]

Other renewables[edit]

List of wind farms and biomass power plants in Nova Scotia.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Amherst I Wind Farm 31.5 Amherst Sprott Power Corporation Wind [4]
Brooklyn Energy Centre 27 Brooklyn Brooklyn Power Corporation Biomass [5]
Dalhousie Mountain Wind Farm 51 Mount Thom RMS Energy Wind [6]
Digby Neck Wind Project 0.9 Digby Neck Sprott Power Corporation Wind [7]
Lingan Power Project 17.5 Lingan Confederation Power Wind [8]
Higgins Mountain Wind Project 3.6 Cobequid Mountains Sprott Power Corporation Wind [9]
Pubnico Point 30.6 Yarmouth NextEra Wind [10]
Springhill Wind Project 3.6 Springhill Sprott Power Corporation Wind [11]
Port Hawkesbury Biomass 63.1 Port Hawkesbury Nova Scotia Power Biomass [12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h NS Power, NS Power Thermal Generating Facilities, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p New Brunswick System Operator; Nova Scotia Power; Maritime Electric; Northern Maine ISA (2008), NPCC 2007 Maritimes Area Comprehensive Review of Resource Adequacy, NPCC, p. 18 
  3. ^ Nova Scotia Power, Annapolis Tidal Station, retrieved 2010-08-23 
  4. ^ Sprott Power Corp., Sprott Power Corp., Amherst I Wind Farm, retrieved 2012-07-25 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ RMS Energy, RMS Energy, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  7. ^ Sprott Power Corp., Sprott Power Corp., Digby Neck Wind Project, retrieved 2012-07-25 
  8. ^ Confederation Power, Glace Bay Wind Projects, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  9. ^ Sprott Power Corp., Sprott Power Corp., Higgins Mountain Wind Project, retrieved 2012-07-25 
  10. ^ NextEra Energy Resources, Pubnico Point Fact Sheet, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  11. ^ Sprott Power Corp., Sprott Power Corp., Springhill Wind Project, retrieved 2012-07-25 
  12. ^ Nova Scotia Power Inc., New Biomass Plant opens in Port Hawkesbury, retrieved 2013-12-02 

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