Genesee Generating Station

​Facility Information

The three units at Genesee are responsible for providing more than 1,200 megawatts (MW) of base load power to the Alberta electricity grid.

Genesee 1 and 2

In Operation | Fuel Source: Coal | Year Commissioned: Unit 1 - 1994, Unit 2 - 1989 | Owned Capacity: 860 MW (combined) | % Owned/Operated: 100/100

Genesee 3

In Operation | Fuel Source: Coal | Year Commissioned: 2005 | Owned Capacity: 258 MW | % Owned/Operated: 50/100

Genesee 4 and 5

In Development | Fuel Source: Natural Gas | In-service Date: Expected between 2019-2020 | Capacity: Will be up to 1,060 MW

Genesee Mine

Located in Leduc County, the Genesee Mine is a 50/50 join venture between Capital Power and Westmoreland Coal Company

Community Connections

Capital Power’s relationship with its neighbours is an important focus of its Genesee operations. We have a number of ways for community members to connect with us.