Since 2001, Carseland has been providing Alberta with up to 95 megawatts of electricity from its industrial cogeneration plant located in Carseland, Alta., at Nutrien’s Carseland Nitrogen Operation. In addition to supplying Nutrien with a stable source of power and steam, the plant offers much needed support for the Southern Alberta electrical grid – contributing to a stable source of electricity for Alberta homes and businesses.
Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of two forms of useful energy from a single fuel source, often electricity and steam from natural gas. Cogeneration plants minimize fuel consumption, save money and can greatly reduce emissions.
The Carseland facility has a capacity of 95 megawatts of electricity with 120 tonnes per hour of steam also produced, which is captured and delivered to Nutrien for its operations. The plant is designed to operate at full load, 24 hours per day, year-round (except during periods of routine maintenance).
Carseland uses clean-burning natural gas in combustion turbines to produce electricity. The plant is highly fuel-efficient with Dry Low Knox combustion technology to minimize emissions.
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TC Energy’s Carseland Cogeneration Plant fulfills a dual purpose – powering a factory and helping stabilize the electrical grid for Alberta families – all thanks to natural gas.
The Carseland Cogeneration Plant is part of our network of power generation plants in Alberta. Here’s where you can find us.
TC Energy's Alberta power-generation plants and business is governed according to regulations outlined by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC).
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Carseland Cogeneration Plant (TC Energy)450 – 1 St. SWCalgary, Alberta T2P 5H1
Pat Drysdale, Site Manager