Bear Creek cogeneration plant

From Global Energy Monitor

Bear Creek cogeneration plant is an operating power station of at least 132-megawatts (MW) in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Bear Creek cogeneration plant Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada 55.0712, -118.6896 (exact)[1]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1: 55.0712, -118.6896
  • Unit 2: 55.0711, -118.692

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] bioenergy - unknown, fossil gas - natural gas[3] 100[2] combined cycle[3] 2003[3]
Unit 2 operating[2] bioenergy - wood & other biomass (solids)[4] 32[4] 2003[4]

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 Owner Operator
Unit 1 TC Energy Corp [100.0%]
Unit 2 TransCanada Energy LTD[5] TransCanada Energy LTD[5]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): pulp & paper[2]
  • Captive industry: Power[2]

Articles and Resources


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Additional data

To access additional data, including interactive maps of the power stations, downloadable datasets, and summary data, please visit the Global Bioenergy Power Tracker and the Global Oil and Gas Plant Tracker on the Global Energy Monitor website.