Manitoba Brandon power station
|This article is part of the CoalSwarm coverage of Canada.|
Manitoba Brandon power station is a retired 105-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power station in Westman, province of Manitoba, Canada.
The map below shows the location of the power station in Westman, province of Manitoba, Canada.
Brandon was originally powered by four coal-fired generators. A fifth 105 MW coal-fired unit was added in 1970. The original 4 units were taken offline in 2001 and two 140 MW combustion gas turbines were added. The final coal-fired generator was retired in 2018 and is now used as a synchronous condenser.
- Sponsor: Manitoba Hydro
- Parent company: Manitoba Hydro
- Location: Westman, province of Manitoba, Canada
- Coordinates: 49.8449, -99.8898 (exact)
- Status: Retired
- In Service: Unit 5: 1969-2018
- Coal type: Sub-bituminous
- Coal source:
- Gross generating capacity (retired): 105 MW
- Unit 5: Coal-fired subcritical, 105 MW (start-up in 1969)
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