Cape Breton Island Biomass Power Plant is a 60MW biopower project. It is located in Nova Scotia, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2013. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by NewPage and Nova Scotia Power. The project is currently owned by Nova Scotia Power with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 400GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households.

Cape Breton Island Biomass Power Plant is a combined heat and power (CHP) project. Wood waste which is a kind of wood by-product is used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development status

The project got commissioned in July 2013.

Contractors involved

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 turbine with 60MW nameplate capacity.

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About Nova Scotia Power

Nova Scotia Power Inc (NSP) a subsidiary of Emera Inc is an electric utility that provides electricity distribution services. The utility uses a fuel mix including hydro, tidal, wind, coal, oil, biomass and natural gas to generate electricity. It offers a range of home heating options, including water heaters, air source heat pumps and electric thermal storage products installed by a network of manufacturers, contractors and installers. It provides transmission and distribution services. NSP also generates electricity from local, imported, and renewable fuels, and transports it through transmission lines. The utility serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. NSP is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.