List of generating stations in Saskatchewan

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This is a list of power stations in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Saskatchewan produces a large share of its electricity through coal. SaskPower, the government-owned public utility is the main power generator in the province. The company has a generating capacity of 3,371 megawatts (MW) and 17 generating facilities, including three coal-fired baseload facilities, five natural gas-fired plants, seven hydroelectric developments, and two wind farms.

Fossil fuel[edit]

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Boundary Dam Power Station 1959 824 49°5′47″N 103°1′49″W / 49.09639°N 103.03028°W / 49.09639; -103.03028 SaskPower Coal [1]
Cory Cogeneration Station 2003 260 52°5′37″N 106°52′3″W / 52.09361°N 106.86750°W / 52.09361; -106.86750 ATCO Power Natural gas [2][3]
Ermine Power Station[note 1] 2010 92 Kerrobert SaskPower Natural gas [4]
Landis Power Station[note 1] 1975 79 52°11′57″N 108°27′6″W / 52.19917°N 108.45167°W / 52.19917; -108.45167 SaskPower Natural gas [4]
Meadow Lake Power Station[note 1] 1984 44 54°7′50″N 108°25′21″W / 54.13056°N 108.42250°W / 54.13056; -108.42250 SaskPower Natural gas [4]
Meridian Power Station 1999 220 Lloydminster TransAlta Natural gas [5]
North Battleford Energy Centre 2013 260 North Battleford Northland Power Natural gas [6]
Poplar River Power Station 1981 582 49°3′27″N 105°28′59″W / 49.05750°N 105.48306°W / 49.05750; -105.48306 SaskPower Coal [1]
Queen Elizabeth Power Station[note 1] 1959 430 52°5′43″N 106°42′22″W / 52.09528°N 106.70611°W / 52.09528; -106.70611 SaskPower Natural gas [4]
Shand Power Station 1992 276 49°5′16″N 102°51′49″W / 49.08778°N 102.86361°W / 49.08778; -102.86361 SaskPower Coal [1]
Spy Hill Power Plant 2011 86 50°37′07″N 101°41′14″W / 50.61861°N 101.68722°W / 50.61861; -101.68722 Northland Power Natural gas [7]
Success Power Station[note 1] 1967 30 Swift Current SaskPower Natural gas [4]
Yellowhead Power Station[note 1] 2010 138 North Battleford SaskPower Natural gas [4][8]

Renewable[edit]

Biomass, Biogas and Waste Heat[edit]

List of all biomass, biogas and waste heat power plants in Saskatchewan

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Alameda Compressor Station 2008 5 Alameda NRGreen Power Waste heat [9]
Coleville Compressor Station 2011 - Coleville TransGas Waste heat [10]
Estlin Compressor Station 2008 5 Estlin NRGreen Power Waste heat [9]
Green Energy Park 2012 3-4 Saskatoon Saskatoon Light & Power Landfill Gas [11][12]
Kerrobert Compressor Station 2006 5 Kerrobert NRGreen Power Waste heat [9]
Loreburn Compressor Station 2008 5 Loreburn NRGreen Power Waste heat [9]
Rosetown Compressor Station 2011 - Rosetown TransGas Waste heat [10]

Hydroelectric[edit]

List of all hydroelectric power stations in Saskatchewan.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Charlot River Hydroelectric Dam 1980 10 Uranium City SaskPower Hydro [13]
Coteau Creek Hydroelectric Station 1969 186 51°16′30″N 106°52′25″W / 51.27500°N 106.87361°W / 51.27500; -106.87361 (Coteau Creek) SaskPower Hydro [13]
E.B. Campbell Hydroelectric Station 1963 288 53°41′19″N 103°20′47″W / 53.6885°N 103.3465°W / 53.6885; -103.3465 (E.B. Campbell) SaskPower Hydro [13]
Island Falls Hydroelectric Dam 1930 101 55°31′01″N 102°21′31″W / 55.5168725°N 102.3587179°W / 55.5168725; -102.3587179 (Island Falls) SaskPower Hydro [13]
Nipawin Hydroelectric Station 1985 255 53°19′11″N 104°02′31″W / 53.3195948°N 104.0419006°W / 53.3195948; -104.0419006 (Nipawin) SaskPower Hydro [13]
Waterloo Hydroelectric Dam 1961 8 Uranium City SaskPower Hydro [13]
Wellington Hydroelectric Dam 1939 4.8 Uranium City SaskPower Hydro [13]

Wind[edit]

List of all wind farms power plants in Saskatchewan.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Centennial Wind Power Facility 150 Swift Current SaskPower Wind [14]
Cypress Wind Power Facility 11 Gull Lake SaskPower Wind [14]
Lily Wind Farm[note 2] 2011 26.4 R. M. Moosomin Algonquin Power Wind [15]
Sunbridge 2002 11.2 Gull Lake Enbridge, Suncor Wind [14][16]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e f Peaking power station
  2. ^ Under construction.

References

  1. ^ a b c SaskPower, Baseload Thermal Stations, retrieved 2010-10-09 
  2. ^ ATCO Power, Cory Cogeneration Plant, retrieved 2010-08-21 
  3. ^ SaskPower, Cogeneration Stations, retrieved 2010-10-09 
  4. ^ a b c d e f SaskPower, Landis Power Station, retrieved 2010-10-09 
  5. ^ TransAlta, Plants in Operation, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  6. ^ Northland Power Income Fund (14 July 2010), "North Battleford Energy Centre Project Breaks Ground at Official Ceremonies", Marketwire, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  7. ^ Northland Power, Spy Hill Power Plant, retrieved 2010-08-21 
  8. ^ SaskPower Press Release
  9. ^ a b c d NRGreen, Baseload Thermal Stations (PDF), retrieved 2010-11-25 
  10. ^ a b SaskEnergy, New green technology could offset SaskEnergy’s electrical use within four years Media Release February 4, 2011 (PDF), retrieved 2010-11-25 
  11. ^ City of Saskatoon, Landfill Gas, retrieved 2011-08-01 
  12. ^ City of Saskatoon, Landfill Gas FAQ (PDF), retrieved 2011-08-01 
  13. ^ a b c d e f g SaskPower, Athabasca System Hydroelectric Stations, archived from the original on 2010-12-22, retrieved 2010-10-09 
  14. ^ a b c SaskPower, Wind Facilities, archived from the original on 2010-11-21, retrieved 2010-08-22 
  15. ^ Algonquin Power Starts Building Red Lily Wind Project, 5 May 2010, retrieved 2010-08-29 
  16. ^ Suncor Energy, Wind Energy, retrieved 2010-08-22 

See also[edit]