North Battleford Energy Centre

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North Battleford Energy Centre
Location

R. M. of North Battleford, Saskatchewan

52.6829306, -108.1714833
Status Operating
Commission date June 5, 2013
Owner(s) Northland Power
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Natural Gas
Type Gas turbine
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 260 MW

North Battleford Energy Centre is a natural gas-fired station owned by Northland Power located in the Rural Municipality of North Battleford, Saskatchewan located near the city of North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada. The plant is operating under a 20-year power purchase agreement with SaskPower. Construction started on the project in June 2010, and the plant commenced commercial operations on June 5, 2013. The plant was built by Kiewit Construction.[1] Construction of the centre was expected to cost $700M.[2]

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The Power Station consists of one 170 MW gas turbine (supplied by General Electric), that in a combined cycle configuration also generates steam for a steam turbine (supplied by Alstom Power), resulting in a combined total of 260 MW.

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