19 Mar '16, 7pm

North America's largest coal power plant to become 44-MW solar farm

Stephen Edelstein 10,717 views Mar 16, 2016 Ontario Power Generation Nanticoke Generating Station coal power plant Enlarge Photo Here's a turn of events that should make renewable-energy advocates smile. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, the Ontario Power Generation Nanticoke Generating Station was once North America's largest coal-fired power plant. It was once capable of producing almost 4,000 megawatts at full capacity, but the aging plant has been shuttered since 2013. DON'T MISS: Ontario, Canada, Boosts Electric-Car Purchase Rebate Amounts Now the site is to be re-purposed for a 44-MW solar farm , as part of a larger effort to replace coal with renewable sources, according to Cleantech Canada . The new solar farm is one of many projects stemming from a large solar-procurement project announced last week by Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), Ontario's gr...

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