Lambton generating station

From Global Energy Monitor

Lambton generating Station is a retired 1,976-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station located on the St. Clair River near Corunna, Ontario.[1]


The map below shows the location of the power station in province of Ontario, Canada.

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Lambton generating station first began generating power in 1970.[2] The plant had four coal-fired units, with a total generating capacity of 1,976 MW. Units 1 and 2 were shut down in 2010, bringing total gross capacity of the plant down to 950 MW. Units 3 and 4 were retired in 2013.[1] The Lambton generating station is slated for demolition by 2023.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ontario Power Generation
  • Parent company: Ontario Power Generation
  • Location: province of Ontario, Canada
  • Coordinates: 42.7968018, -82.4691661 (exact)
  • Status: Retired
  • In Service: Unit 1: 1970-2010; Unit 2: 1970-2010; Unit 3: 1970-2013; Unit 4: 1970-2013
  • Coal type: Bituminous
  • Coal source:
  • Gross generating capacity (retired): 1,976 MW

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lambton generating station, Wikipedia, accessed May 18, 2021
  2. OPG to decommission Lambton GS, Society of United Professionals, Dec. 21, 2016
  3. Paul Morden, Demolition set to restart at Lambton Generating Station site, Sarnia Observer, Feb. 11, 2021