Thunder Bay Condensing Turbine Project is a 65MW biopower project. It is located in Ontario, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Biopower 65 65 Active Ontario, Canada Resolute Forest Products


The project is developed and owned by Resolute Forest Products.

The project cost is $296.365m.

The process of combustion has been adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Industrial waste and wood by-product are used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in March 2013.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Ontario Power Authority under a power purchase agreement with a contracted capacity is 40MW.

Contractors Involved

General Electric was selected as the steam turbine supplier for the project. The company provided 1 unit of Condensing Turbine turbine with 65MW nameplate capacity. Brown Boveri & Cie supplied the electric generator for the project.

About Resolute Forest Products

Resolute Forest Products Inc (Resolute) is a manufacturer and supplier of forest products. It offers various products such as market pulp, newsprint, wood products, tissue, and specialty papers. Resolute’s wood products serve construction, renovation, and structural and industrial applications across the US, Canada, Mexico and other countries. The company also offers paper products to commercial printers, publishers, direct mailers, catalogers, and retailers in North America. Resolute owns and operates pulp, paper, tissue and wood products facilities in the US, Canada and South Korea. It also owns power generation assets in Canada and the US. Resolute is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


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