Thermal capacity accounted for 55.1% of total power plant installations globally in 2021, according to GlobalData. Of the total global thermal capacity, 0.80% is in Canada. Listed below are the five largest active thermal power plants by capacity in Canada, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global thermal power segment. Buy the latest thermal power plant profiles here.

1. Lennox Generating Station

The Lennox Generating Station is a 2,100MW thermal power project located in Ontario, Canada. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 1976. Ontario Power Generation own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Greenfield Energy Centre

The 1,005MW Greenfield Energy Centre thermal power project is located in Ontario, Canada. It was commissioned in 2008. The project is owned by Calpine; Mitsui. Buy the profile here.

3. Napanee Generating Station

The Napanee Generating Station is a 999MW thermal project. Ontario Power Generation owns the project. It was commissioned in 2020. The project was developed by Ontario Power Generation. It is located in Ontario, Canada. Buy the profile here.

4. Coleson Cove Generating Station

The Coleson Cove Generating Station thermal project with a capacity of 972MW came online in 1976. New Brunswick Power have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in New Brunswick, Canada. Buy the profile here.

5. Goreway Power Station

The Goreway Power Station has been operating since 2009. The 875MW thermal project is located in Ontario, Canada. Capital Power have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.