List of generating stations in Yukon

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

The government-owned Yukon Energy Corporation is the main power generator, while Yukon Electrical Company, a subsidiary of Alberta-based ATCO, is in charge of distribution in most areas.

Yukon Energy facilities have a total capacity of 116 MW, including four hydroelectric generating stations, a two-turbine wind farm and 19 diesel-powered generators: eight in Whitehorse, two in Mayo, six in Dawson and three in Faro. Since the commission of a high-voltage power line linking the Mayo generating station to Dawson, the diesel generators are mainly used in emergencies.[1] The territory is not connected to the North American power grid.


List of all hydroelectric generating stations in Yukon.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Aishihik Hydroelectric Dam 30 61°02′07″N 137°03′12″W / 61.0353081°N 137.0532417°W / 61.0353081; -137.0532417 (Aishihik) Yukon Energy Corporation Hydro [2]
Fish Lake 1.3 Whitehorse Yukon Electrical Hydro [3]
Mayo Hydroelectric Dam 5 63°39′24″N 135°55′04″W / 63.6566208°N 135.9179109°W / 63.6566208; -135.9179109 (Mayo) Yukon Energy Corporation Hydro [2]
Whitehorse Rapids Hydroelectric Dam 40 60°41′38″N 135°02′25″W / 60.693771°N 135.040206°W / 60.693771; -135.040206 (Whitehorse Rapids) Yukon Energy Corporation Hydro [4]


List of all wind farms in Yukon.

Name Date Capacity (MW) Location Owner Type Ref
Haeckel Hill 0.81 Whitehorse Yukon Energy Corporation Wind [4]


  1. ^ Yukon Energy, Profile, retrieved 2010-08-29 
  2. ^ a b Yukon Energy, Rural Generating Facilities (PDF), retrieved 2010-08-25 
  3. ^ Yukon Electrical Company, Our Company, retrieved 2010-08-27 
  4. ^ a b Yukon Energy, Whitehorse Generating Facilities (PDF), p. 10, retrieved 2010-08-22 

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