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January 7, 2022

Becancour Power Plant, Canada

By Carmen

Becancour Power Plant is a 533MW gas fired power project. It is located in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2006.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 533 533 Active Quebec, Canada TC Energy

Description

The project is developed and owned by TC Energy. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a CCGT with Cogen power plant that is used for Baseload.

The project cost is $312.4m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in September 2006.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Hydro-Quebec under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years from 2006. The contracted capacity is 533MW.

Contractors Involved

SNC-Lavalin Thermal Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

The Gas fired project have been supplied by GE Power and Siemens.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Power and Siemens.

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

About TC Energy

TC Energy Corporation (TC Energy) is an energy infrastructure company. It develops and operates energy infrastructure, such as natural gas pipelines, liquids pipelines, power generation and gas storage facilities. The company also provides gas storage related services and operates in the regulated and non-regulated natural gas storage business. TC Energy owns and operates natural gas pipelines in Canada, the US and Mexico. The company conducts wholesale and retail electricity marketing and trading in Alberta, Ontario and the US. It is also the general partner of TC PipeLines, LP a limited partnership that owns interests in the US- based natural gas pipelines. TC Energy is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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