Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of electricity and steam from a single fuel source. In this case, waste heat from the gas turbines is used to create steam which Dow uses in its operations.
The facility produces 120 megawatts of electricity and 100 tonnes of steam per hour.
Facts & Figures
Location: Fort Saskatchewan, AB
Capacity (MW): 118
First on-stream: 1999
Revenue Source: LTC
Contract Expiry: 2029