Cory Cogeneration Station

Opened: 2003
Where: Saskatoon, SK
Fuel source: Natural Gas
Power capacity: 234 megawatts (MW)

Facts about the Cory Cogeneration Station 

  • Located at the Nutrien Cory mine site, near Saskatoon.
  • This power station was a 50/50 joint venture with ATCO power.
  • This facility can operate in “cogeneration mode”, where the steam produced is used in the Nutrien potash process. This includes when it’s in power generation or in “combined-cycle mode”, where all the steam is used for power generation.
  • In total, the plant runs off 2 natural gas-fuelled combustion turbines and generators.
  • Produces only 1/3 of the greenhouse gases that coal-fired stations do.
  • The natural gas fuel’s linked to the TransGas system.
  • The water supply for the plant comes from SaskWater.

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