Welcome to Kirkland Lake Power Corp.
The Kirkland Lake baseload plant has three wood-waste-fuelled combustors integrated with three boilers; three gas-fired turbine-generator
sets coupled with heat-recovery steam generators and two steam turbine-generators. In aggregate, biomass fuels about 12.5 MW of the facility’s
capacity, and natural gas fuels the rest.
The facility was expanded in 2004 with the addition of a 30 MW gas-fired peaker that operates independently of the
Baseload: 3 General Electric LM 2500 gas-fired turbines with heat recovery steam generators and 2 steam turbine-generator
sets Peaking: 1 30 MW General Electric LM2500 Plus gas turbine.
Fuel: Wood waste and natural gas.
Capacity: 102 MW baseload; 30 MW peaking plant.
Opened/acquired: Baseload 1991; peaking 2004.
Agreements: PPA with Ontario Electricity Financial Corporation for gas-fired sales
to 2015 and for wood-waste-fired sales to 2030.
Northland roles: Development, conceptual design, detailed design, construction
management, commissioning/start-up, operations management.