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SEED Initiative (Sustainable Electric Energy Development)

The Seen InitiativeThunder Bay Hydro’s SEED Initiative (Sustainable Electric Energy Development) outlines plans to expand the development of renewable energy sources within the City of Thunder Bay. Thunder Bay Hydro will pursue contracts with the IESO under the Province’s Feed-In Tariff program (FIT) to sell the generated electricity back to the provincial grid.

 

 

Landfill Gas

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Thunder Bay Hydro Renewable Power Incorporated owns and operates a renewable energy project to generate electricity from local landfill gas.

The 3.2 megawatt power generation plant is located on a section of land leased from the City of Thunder Bay at their Solid Waste and Recycling Facility. Through an agreement with the City, the generating plant draws methane gas to fuel two engine-driven generator sets and is designed to generate enough electricity to power 2,000 houses.

The project annually converts 263 million cubic feet of methane gas that would have otherwise been released into the environment.

Mapleward Renewable Generating Station

 

Solar

Thunder Bay Hydro Electricity Distribution Inc. is the exclusive solar photovoltaic (Solar PV) developer to the City of Thunder Bay. The company has preferred access to City-owned buildings (rooftops) and property for the installation of Solar PV panels.

We have completed the following projects:

  • Superior North EMS
  • Victoriaville Parkade
  • Thunder Bay Transit
  • Mountdale Maintenance Garage
  • TBayTel Work Centre
  • Port Arthur Arena

We invite you to glimpse a birds eye view of the solar projects and learn more about our renewable work.

 

Thunder Bay Hydro Renewable Energy in the News

2013

Solar Projects Completed

First Solar Installations Come Online

2012

Solar Installation Begins

2010

Joint Solar Alliance Announced

Mapleward Renewable Generation Ribbon Cutting