Posts Tagged ‘energy’
Filed under: Bio-Energy
Atikokan Coal Plant Converts To Biomass
by Trevor J. Murphy on Aug 9th, 2012
A power plant in Aitkokan, Ontario will undergo a conversion over the next two years that will change the facility’s focus from coal to biomass. The conversion project for the Atikokan Generating Station, located about 200km northwest of Thunder Bay, will begin later this year and is scheduled to be fully operational by 2014. Upon completion, it will provide more than 200 megawatts of energy to the provincial power grid. The plant will us...
Filed under: Cogeneration
by Trevor J. Murphy on Jun 21st, 2010
Though Fortress Paper will spend the next year converting their newly acquired mill in Thurso, Quebec from an ordinary pulp mill to a specialty cellulose manufacturer, the Vancouver-based paper company also has other plans in store for the mill. Part of Fortress’s multi-million dollar conversion plan (around 40 per cent to be precise) will see the development of a cogeneration plant on site that will generate energy both for the mill and for...