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Canada invests $35M in 6.5 MW biomass CHP plant

By District Energy posted 03-08-2023 05:44


Biomass Magazine


Natural Resources Canada on Feb. 28 announced a $35 million investment in Whitesand First Nation-owned Sagatay Co-Generation Limited Partnership to deploy a 6.5 megawatt (MW) biomass-fired combined-heat-and-power (CHP) facility.

The facility will be fueled with locally sourced wood waste, reducing the use of diesel fuel for heat and electricity in Whitesand First Nation and the communities of Armstrong and Collins, Ontario.

Once operational, the CHP plant will connect to the local micro-grid and provide power for the three communities. According to Natural Resources Canada, electricity generated by the facility will also provide heat and power to a new wood pellet plant.

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