Great Plains Generating Station Project

ATCO Power Canada Ltd. is proposing to construct and operate a 350 megawatt natural gas fired combined cycle gas turbine electricity generation station approximately 11 km northwest of Swift Current, Saskatchewan. In addition to the power plant, the proposed project also includes water source and wastewater disposal pipelines.

Latest update

April 7, 2016 - The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency will not be commencing an environmental assessment for this Project. The Agency has been advised by the proponent that it no longer intends to carry out the Project described in the Project Description submitted on February 2, 2016, under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.



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  • Location

    • Northwest of Swift Current (Saskatchewan)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Hydroelectric Energy
  • Assessment Status

  • Proponent

    ATCO Power Canada Ltd.
  • Authorities

    • Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Environmental assessment under CEAA 2012
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.

Nearby assessments

...within 200 kilometres
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