Project to Increase the Capacity of the Kuujjuarapik Thermal Generating Station
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The project aims to provide electricity to residents of the Northern Village of Kuujjuarapik and the Cree community of Whapmagoostui by meeting growing energy needs. The thermal generating station currently has three generators of 1,135 kW each. The project consists of adding a fourth generator of approximately 1,880 kW. The proponent also plans to expand the existing building to accommodate the new generator and to provide new storage, access and handling areas for operations and maintenance activities.
Bidding and contract-awarding will run from April to July 2022. Preparation for and the start of the construction phase will take place between September and November 2022. The construction and equipment installation phase will take place from April to October 2023 and the verification and commissioning phase from October to December 2023.