The Alberta Utilities Commission on July 25 approved an application from Pengrowth Energy for approval to construct and operate a 15.92-MW cogeneration power plant.
The plant would consist of two gas-turbine generating units with a rated output of 7.96-MW each. It would be installed within the central processing facility of Pengrowth’s future Lindberg In-Situ Oil Sands Commercial Scheme.
The turbines would be supplied by Solar Turbines Inc., the turbine division of Caterpillar Inc. Taurus 70 is the model for these turbines.
The proposed cogeneration plant forms part of the proposed Lindbergh Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) Project, located about 22 kilometers southeast of Bonnyville, Alberta, approximately 18 kilometers north of Lindbergh, and 19 kilometers east of the town of Elk Point in the County of St. Paul in the eastern-central region of Alberta.