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Cochrane
Location
Cochrane, ON
Overview

Northland developed the Cochrane project initially to resolve an environmental and financial threat to the nearby sawmill and plywood mill - accumulating wood waste. Today, 11 MW of the facility’s capacity is fuelled by biomass, the rest by natural gas.

CONTACT:
Cochrane Generating Station
506, 4th Street
Cochrane, ON  P0L 1C0
705.272.5297

Technology
Combined-cycle cogeneration, with biomass
Main Equipment
30 MW General Electric LM2500 gas turbine; 15 MW Westinghouse steam turbine
Fuel
Biomass, natural gas
Capacity
42 MW
Opened/Acquired
Opened in 1990, Acquired by Nothland in 2013
Agreements
PPA with Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation to 2015
Northland roles
Owner, operations management