Williams Lake Generating Station is a 66MW biopower project. It is located in British Columbia, 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 April 1993. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by CRS Sirrine Engineers and is currently owned by Atlantic Power with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 505GWh of electricity.

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 April 1993.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 21 years from 2008. The contracted capacity is 66MW.

Contractors involved

The steam turbines for the biopower project have been supplied by BWXT Canada and GE Power.

Dresser-Rand Group supplied steam boiler for the project. The temperature witnessed inside the boiler is around 950Degree Fahrenheit. The steam is pressurized inside the boiler at 1,550psig.

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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.