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SaskPower announces carbon capture project

May 1, 2011

Saskatchewan announced this week that they have approved the construction of a carbon capture and storage demonstration project. The $1.24 billion dollar Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage Demonstration Project is the largest capital project in the history of SaskPower.

The federal government contributed $240 million. SNC Lavalin is responsible for engineering, procurement and construction. Cansolv, a subsidiary of Shell Global Solutions will supply the carbon capture process. Hitachi is providing the first turbine in the world to fully integrate a coal-fired plant with carbon capture technology.


The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to establish or participate in funding initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve our ability to adapt to climate change.

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