Shand power station

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Shand power station is a 300-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Estevan No. 5, Saskatchewan, Canada.[1]

Location

The map below shows the plant in Estevan No. 5, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Background

The plant is owned and operated by SaskPower.[1]

Proposed CCS conversion

In November 2018 SaskPower commissioned a feasibility study for the possible retrofitting of the plant with carbon capture storage (CCS) technology, which would allow it to continue operating beyond the December 31, 2029 deadline for all non-CCS plants in Canada to cease operations.[2][3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: SaskPower
  • Parent Company: SaskPower
  • Location: Estevan No. 5, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Coordinates: 49.088333, -102.863889 (exact)
  • Status: Operating
  • Capacity: 300 MW
  • Type: Subcritical
  • Start date: 1992
  • Coal Type: Bituminous
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

Resources and articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Shand Power Station, Wikipedia, accessed May 2019
  2. The Shand CCS Feasibility Study Public Report International CCS Knowledge Center, November 2018
  3. Swapping coal for natural gas not a solution, warns Ecology Action Centre, CBC, Dec. 14, 2018

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