The coal-to-gas conversion at KH3 required a $29-million funding, plus one other $38 million for fuel infrastructure and upkeep tasks. At its peak, the venture offered practically 600 building jobs.
TransAlta spent a complete of $295 million on its coal-to-gas program that included conversion of Sundance Unit 6 within the first quarter of 2021, conversion of Keephills Unit 2 within the third quarter of 2021, conversion of Sheerness Models 1 and a couple of, plus building of recent excessive quantity fuel supply infrastructure.
With profitable completion of the KH3 conversion and the deliberate closure of the Highvale coal mine on Dec. 31, 2021, TransAlta’s thermal services in Alberta are actually a 100% pure fuel operation. In mixture, TransAlta has retired 3,794 MW of coal-fired technology capability since 2018 whereas changing 1,659 MW to cleaner burning pure fuel.
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