Located in Quebec, Bécancour Cogeneration Plant is a high efficient facility with a production capacity of 550 MW.
Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of two forms of useful energy from a single fuel source, often electricity and steam from natural gas. Cogeneration plants minimize fuel consumption, save money and can greatly reduce emissions.
The Bécancour plant has the capacity to produce 550 megawatts of electricity.
The Bécancour facility is fueled by natural gas. It uses thermal efficiencies to minimize fuel consumption and reduce operating costs. What’s more, emissions are reduced by incorporating Dry Low Oxide technology.
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Quebec’s Bécancour Cogeneration Plant is designed to produce two forms of energy from a single source — electricity and steam. The plant uses natural gas and has a production capacity of 550 megawatts (MW) of electricity. This process of cogeneration helps contribute to lower emissions.
The Bécancour Cogeneration Plant is governed according to regulations outlined by the Régie de l’énergie du Québec.
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