BowArk Energy Ltd. applied Feb. 9 with the Alberta Utilities Commission for an expansion of its gas-fired Drywood power plant.
Said the brief application: “BowArk is applying to expand the existing Drywood power plant from 6 to 24.6 MWe. This is proposed to be done by adding 2 x 9.3 MWe Wartsila W20V34SG simple cycle natural gas fueled spark ignition reciprocating generating units.”
The power plant be connected to the Alberta Interconnected Electric System and surplus energy will be sold to the Alberta Power Pool.
The expansion project is mentioned, with few details offered, on the website of interconnecting transmission owner AltaLink. AltaLink said the project, located near Twin Butte, is due for a construction start in the fall of 2016, with completion that winter.
A project contact for BowArk is: CH2M Hill Energy Canada Ltd., Rob Kemp, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone (403) 930-8145.