Reducing Emissions through Fuel-mix Flexibility and Optimization
We are proceeding with plans to maximize the flexibility of the three units at the Genesee Generating Station to utilize both natural gas and coal as fuel. Expanding the use of natural gas will result in significantly lower absolute emissions relative to the current configurations of the units. Capital Power plans to implement 100% dual-fuel capability for Genesee Units 1, 2 and 3 by 2021.
These modifications will provide the Genesee facility with operational flexibility to optimize the fuel-mix at the units between coal and natural gas in response to market conditions and enable the facility to remain as a source of competitive, reliable and responsible baseload power generation for Alberta. The Genesee facility will continue as a 100% natural gas-fired facility after 2029.
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