Genesee Station Overview
Located west of Edmonton near Warburg, AB, the Genesee Generating Station consists of 3 power generation units which provide over 1,300 MW of baseload generation. Genesee 1 & 2 and Genesee 3 are undergoing repowering and coal-to-gas transformations respectively to move off-coal.
The 525 MW Genesee 3 unit is capable of burning natural gas, coal or a combination of both. The facility completed upgrades in 2023 to enable it to burn 100% natural gas as its primary fuel source – a key step in moving the entire Genesee Generating Station off coal. The Genesee 3 unit has clean air technologies that include fabric filters that stop 99.8% of particulate matter from reaching the atmosphere and a flue gas desulphurization unit that brings sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions well below the provincial emission standard.