Our Operations

Fort Saskatchewan Cogeneration Plant

Fuel: Natural Gas

Output (MW): 118

Canadian Power Ownership (%): 30

Commissioned: 1999

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

The Fort Saskatchewan combined-cycle cogeneration plant produces 118MW of electrical power. It is co-owned by our limited partner, TransAlta Cogeneration (60%) and Fort Saskatchewan joint venture partner Prairie Boys Capital (40%). The plant has a single GE Frame 7 EA gas turbine and a single steam turbine. The electricity and steam which are made available to the cogen host, Dow Chemical, at its Fort Saskatchewan facility, under long-term contracts in place through 2029.

The plant was commissioned in 1999 and is located at Dow Chemical – Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta facility. The facility is managed by TransAlta.