Canadian Consulting Engineer

Goreway Station starts generating

Canada's "largest and most technologically advanced gas-fired thermal power station" began operating and feedi...

August 10, 2009   Canadian Consulting Engineer

Canada’s “largest and most technologically advanced gas-fired thermal power station” began operating and feeding power to the Ontario electricity grid in June.

The 880-MW Goreway Station sits on a 20-hectare site beside Highway 407 in Brampton, northwest of Toronto. The plant was engineered and constructed as a turnkey project by SNC-Lavalin. Sithe Global Power is the operator.

To reduce its environmental footprint, the plant incorporates high-efficiency gas turbines, selective catalytic reduction to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides, and an air-cooled condenser that reduces the water consumption by 95%.


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