Genesee 3 is a coal-fired power station owned and operated by TransAlta near Genesee, Alberta in Canada. The coal-fired power plant is the first facility in Canada to use supercritical boiler technology. Located 50 kilometers southwest of Edmonton, adjacent to Capital Power's Genesee Generating Station, the 450-megawatt G3 power plant is a joint venture between TransAlta and Capital Power. Capital Power operates the merchant plant, and both parties independently dispatch and market their share of the electrical output through the Alberta Power Pool.
- Owner: TransAlta Centralia Generation LLC
- Parent Company: TransAlta
- Plant Nameplate Capacity: 450 MW
- Units and In-Service Dates: 450 MW (2005)
- Location: Genesee, AB
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Articles and Resources
- "Genesee 3" TransAlta Company Website, accessed April 30, 2010.
Related SourceWatch Articles
- Phuong Le, "Wash. says deal will cut pollution at coal plant," Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 10, 2009.
- Kathy Durbin, "Sierra Club Organizes Effort to Close Coal Fired Plant in Centralia," The Columbian, April 25, 2010
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