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.

Hydroelectric[edit]

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]

Wind[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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