Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The company develops, acquires, operates and optimizes power generation from a variety of energy sources.
Capital Power owns more than 3,600 megawatts of power generation capacity at 15 facilities* across North America. An additional 595 megawatts of owned generation (including the Shepard Energy Centre) is under construction or in advanced development.
* Excludes the 5-MW Clover Bar Landfill Gas plant.
The table below provides a summary overview of Capital Power's power generation facilities. Click on the facility name to learn more about its operation.
Commercial / Merchant Facilities
|* Represents net winter capacity. Tiverton, Rumford and Bridgeport have nominal generation capacities of 265, 265, and 520 megawatts, respectively.|
|Clover Bar Energy Centre
|Unit 1: 2008|
Unit 2 & 3: 2009
|Clover Bar Landfill Gas Plant
|** 516-MW facility jointly owned with TransAlta, operated by Capital Power |
|*** 495-MW facility jointly owned with TransAlta, operated by TransAlta|
||Red Deer, AB
|**** 480-MW facility jointly owned with Capital Power, ATCO Power Canada Ltd. and NOVA Chemicals Corporation |
* Net capacity
In Construction or Development
|Capital Power Energy Centre
||400 MW - 900 MW*
|* Generation capacity for the CPEC facility is expected to be up to 900 MW, with ability to construct initial capacity at 400 MW. |
|Shepard Energy Centre
|* 800-MW natural gas facility jointly owned with ENMAX Corporation|
|Port Dover & Nanticoke Wind Project
Counties of Haldimand & Norfolk, ON
|K2 Wind Project
||Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh, ON
|* 270-MW wind facility jointly owned with Samsung Renewable Energy Inc., Pattern Renewable Holdings Canada ULC, and Capital Power|
Power Purchase Arrangements
Other Portfolio Activities
Capital Power's other portfolio activities include natural gas trading in North American markets and electricity trading in the eastern Canada, U.S. Northeast, and U.S. Pacific Northwest markets.
Last reviewed: April 2, 2013