BD3 Status Update: Q3 2023

October 23, 2023

Employees working inside the Carbon Capture facility.

During the third quarter of 2023 (July 1 – September 30), SaskPower’s carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility was available 98.3 per cent of the time, capturing 217,366 tonnes of CO2.

While online, the facility had a daily average capture rate of 2,674 tonnes, with a peak one-day capture of 2,852 tonnes. This resulted in an emissions intensity of 407 tonnes of carbon dioxide per gigawatt hour, which is within the current federal carbon tax threshold.

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