An aerial view of construction at the Great Plains Power Station project.

We started construction on March 15, 2021.

Here’s our current schedule:

  • Break ground – Early 2021
  • Piling – Spring/Summer 2021
  • Foundations and Undergrounds – Summer/Fall 2021
  • Site goes vertical – Early 2022
  • Transmission line energized – Spring 2023
  • Power station in-service – 2024

Please view this album for more construction photos.

Construction Progress

  • Winter 2022 – Powerhouse enclosed and heated. Mechanical and electrical installations continue.  Ten of fourteen fan decks/heat exchangers are placed for the air cooled condenser. The administration building is nearly ready for occupancy. Switchyard construction and City of Moose Jaw process water connection complete.
  • Fall 2022 – Steam turbine and generator arrives. Steel erection and insulation installations continue to support enclosing the building. Powerhouse mechanical and electrical installations are in progress. Two of 14 fan decks/heat exchangers are placed for the air cooled condenser. Switchyard construction begins.
  • Spring 2022 – PCL Industrial starts erection of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG).
  • Winter 2022 – Supreme Steel from Saskatoon begins steel erection of the powerhouse building and site goes vertical.
  • Fall 2021 – Allan Construction continues underground and foundation installations. Quorex Construction starts construction of the administration and water treatment plant building with Innovative Piling Solutions.   
  • Summer 2021 – Allan Construction began excavations and installation of underground pipe. Soletanche Bachy Canada (SBC) completed 50% of the piles. Inland Concrete from Moose Jaw supplies concrete for the Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) foundation.
  • Spring 2021 – Allan Construction started excavations and poured the foundation for the heat recovery steam generator sump. Soletanche Bachy Canada (SBC) starts piling activities.
  • Winter 2021 – Burns & McDonnell mobilized to site. Allan Ventures began site clearing and preparation activities.
  • Fall 2020 – Nekaneet First Nation blessed the site of the new power station. Watch the video below to learn more. KMS Construction Ltd. from Tuxford, SK completed road upgrades for SaskPower. KMS Construction also installed the first phase of the sanitary, water and storm infrastructure for the City of Moose Jaw.

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