Thermal

Drywood Expansion Power Plant

Location Pincher Creek, Alberta
Number of Generators 3
Project Size 34 MW
Engine Model Wartsila 11.3 MW
Commercial Operation 2019
Owner and Operator BowArk Energy Ltd. and Palmer Ranch Ltd.
Drywood-Location

BowArk Energy Ltd. is proposing the development of the Drywood Expansion Natural Gas Fired Power Plant. The project is located at the existing Drywood Generator site approximately 25 km to the South and East of Pincher Creek, Alberta. BowArk intends to construct and operate three new natural gas fueled reciprocating electrical generators located within a new, on-site building adjacent to the existing Drywood Generating Plant. Each unit is rated at 11.3 megawatts (MW) with a total proposed installed capacity of 33.9 MW. The proposed in-service date is currently December 2019 with an expected life of approximately 35 years. BowArk energy has been responsible for all aspects of the development of the Drywood Expansion project including: environmental baseline studies and air modeling, engineering design, and equipment procurement. BowArk Energy will own and operate the Drywood Power Plant with our joint-venture partner Palmer Ranch Ltd.

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BowArk Energy Drywood Expansion Mail Out March 2018

Queenstown Power Plant

Location Queenstown, Alberta
Number of Generators 5
Project Size 94 MW
Engine Model Wartsila 18.76 MW
Commercial Operation 2021
Owner and Operator BowArk Energy Ltd.
Queenstown-Location

BowArk Energy is developing the 94 MW Queenstown Power plant located approximately 1 ½ hours to the South East of Calgary in the vicinity of Queenstown, Alberta. This plant will feature 5 Wartsila 18.76 MW gas fired reciprocating engines to provide energy and ancillary products to the Alberta merchant market. BowArk proposes to delay the construction of the facility to 2019 with the power plant delivering electricity to the Alberta Grid by the beginning of 2021. BowArk energy has been responsible for all aspects of the development of the Queenstown project including: environmental baseline studies and air modeling, engineering design, and equipment procurement. BowArk Energy will own and operate the Queenstown Power Plant.

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BowArk Energy Queenstown Mail Out March 2018

Albert Environment and parks Application – October 2015

AUC Decision May 2015


Air Quality Assessment August 2014

Noise Impact Assessment October 2015

PublicConsultationMay2014

Drywood Power Plant

Location Pincher Creek, Alberta
Number of Generators 2
Project Size 6 MW
Engine Model Cooper Bessemer 3 MW
Commercial Operation 2007
Owner and Operator BowArk Energy Ltd. and Palmer Ranch Ltd.
Drywood-Location

The Drywood Power Plant is a 6 MW gas fired peaking plant located in the vicinity of Pincher Creek Alberta. Sited on the old Gulf refinery location, this 6 MW peaker was originally owned by Canadian Hydro Developers. BowArk Energy acquired the site in 2007 and began a major overhaul on the units to prepare them to participate in the Alberta merchant energy and ancillary market. The Drywood power plant is now an active participant in the Alberta market and is owned by BowArk Energy and Palmer Ranch Limited. The power plant is operated by BowArk Energy.