East Windsor Cogeneration Centre (84.0 MW) - Windsor

Commercial Operation on November 6, 2009

East Windsor Cogeneration Centre is a natural gas fired 84.0 MW industrial cogeneration facility located adjacent to Ford Motor Company of Canada’s engine assembly plant in Windsor, Ontario. In addition to electricity generation, the facility provides process steam to Ford’s Windsor operations.

Major equipment of the cogeneration centre includes two gas turbine generator packages and two (2) once-through steam generators (OTSG) with duct firing capability. The gas fired turbine engines are fitted with dry low-NOx burners to reduce NOx emissions. The facility is also fitted with noise suppression equipment.

The plant is connected to the existing Hydro One 115 kV circuits E8F and E9F that feed into the Ontario Electricity grid administered by the Independent Electricity System Operator.


Location: Windsor, Ontario
Nameplate Capacity: 92 MW
OPA Contracted Capacity: 84 MW
Developer: East Windsor Cogeneration LP
Technology: Natural gas-fired industrial cogeneration facility supplying electricity and steam for local industrial host
Generator Set: Two gas turbine generator packages and two once-through heat recovery steam generators
Connection Point: Existing 115kV Hydro One transmission lines, E8F and E9F at the Enwin Substation located at the Ford Powerhouse site
Commercial Operation Date: November 6, 2009



Project Contacts:


Ontario Power Authority
Media and Public Relations
T. 416-969-6307 or 
East Windsor Cogeneration LP

Paul Eastman
Vice President, Eastern Operations-Power 
T. 519-491-7580 
Email: peastman@vereseninc.com