Queen Elizabeth Power Station

Built: 1959
Where: Saskatoon, SK
Fuel source: Natural Gas
Power capacity: 634 megawatts (MW)

Facts about the Queen Elizabeth Power Station

  • Originally named the South Saskatchewan River Generating Station.
  • Renamed and officially started in 1959 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The first 2 units were first powered on in 1959 and could produce a total of 218 MW.
  • A third unit was added in 1971. This produced another 95 MW for the grid.
  • There is a total of 16 units in service at the power station today

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