Bécancour cogeneration plant

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Bécancour cogeneration plant is an operating power station of at least 550-megawatts (MW) in Bécancour, Québec, Canada.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Bécancour cogeneration plant Bécancour, Québec, Canada 46.3675, -72.4037 (exact)[1]

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 46.36749, -72.40366

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[2][3] gas[1] 550 MW[3] combined cycle[3] yes[2] - -

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Operator Owner Parent
Unit 1 TransCanada Québec Inc.[2] TC Energy Corp TC Energy Corp

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): Heat[2]
  • Captive industry: Other[2]
  • Captive non-industry use (heat or power): Power[2]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "PowerPlantsAllGE100MW_NorthAmerica_201708.xlsx". North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI). August 1, 2017. Archived from the original on May 14, 2021. Retrieved May 14, 2021.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "www.tcenergy.com/siteassets/pdfs/power/becancour/transcanada-becancour-cogeneration-plant-fact-sheet-2018.pdf" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on October 1, 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "TC Energy — Bécancour Cogeneration Plant". www.tcenergy.com. Archived from the original on June 3, 2021. Retrieved January 29, 2022.

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