APPrO statement on the OPA announcement of October 16 2006
For immediate release: October 16, 2006
APPrO congratulates winners of CHP contracts
The successful projects are:
Great Northern Tri-Gen Facility
Electricity Capacity 11.5MW
Proponent Soave Hydroponics Company
Thermal Host Great Northern Hydroponics
Electricity Capacity 12MW
Proponent Countryside London Cogeneration Corp.
Thermal Host Countryside District Energy
Description District energy for Industrial and Commercial Facilities
Warden Energy Centre CHP
Electricity Capacity 5MW
Proponent Markham District Energy
Thermal Host Markham District Energy
District energy for
commercial, institutional and residential buildings
Durham College CHO District Energy Project
Electricity Capacity 2.3MW
Proponent Oshawa PUC Energy Services Inc.
Description District energy for college buildings
Algoma Energy By-Product Cogeneration
Community Sault Ste. Marie
Electricity Capacity 63MW
Proponent Algoma Energy L.P.
Thermal Host Algoma Steel Inc.
Description Steel Mill
Electricity Capacity 236.4MW
Proponent Thorold CoGen L.P. a subsidiary of Northland power Inc.
Thermal Host Abitibi Consolidated
Description Paper Mill
Electricity Capacity 84MW
Thermal Host Ford Motor Company
Description Engine Plant
"These projects are important for
Butters noted that the OPA identified a number of potentially attractive projects which could not go forward. “We encourage the OPA to continue work with government and stakeholders to address these issues in a next phase of procurement, and eliminate barriers and technical complications that might stand in the way of more CHP in the future”, he said.APPrO is a non-profit organization representing more than 100 companies involved in the generation of electricity in Ontario, including generators, suppliers of services, equipment and consulting services. APPrO members produce power from nuclear, hydro, fossil, wind, waste wood and other energy sources. APPrO’s members currently produce over 95% of the electricity generated in Ontario.
For further information contact:
David Butters, President
Association of Power Producers of Ontario (APPrO)
25 Adelaide St. E., Suite 1602, Toronto ON M5C 3A1
tel: (416) 322-6549 or (647) 444-6549
fax: (416) 481-5785
Power Producers of Ontario (APPrO)
PO Box 1084, Stn. F, Toronto, Ont. M4Y 2T7
tel.: 416-322-6549 fax 416-481-5785