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.