The power plant’s two generating units annually produce about 5.5 million megawatt-hours of energy. A unit consists of a boiler, turbine and generator.
Sheerness is fueled by coal from the Sheerness Mine.
The Sheerness cooling pond, which is filled from the Red Deer River, is also a source of water for the town of Hanna and surrounding communities, irrigation water for farmers, and a recreation area.
Facts & Figures
Location: Hanna, AB
Capacity (MW): 780
First on-stream: 1986
Revenue Source: Alberta PPA