Hydrogen Ready Power Plant Project

Eastern Power Inc. is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and abandonment of a natural gas and hydrogen-fueled electricity generating facility, located in the Township of St. Clair, about 15 kilometres south of Sarnia, Ontario. As proposed, the Hydrogen Ready Power Plant Project would have a production capacity of 600 megawatts, and will include a gas turbine, heat recovery boiler, steam turbine, cooling tower and an electrical substation. The project is expected to be in operation for at least 25 years.

Latest update

August 17, 2022 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada has suspended the timeline for the impact assessment at the request of the proponent.


July 25, 2022 — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada issued the Summary of Issues to the proponent for the preparation of the Detailed Project Description and Response to the Summary of Issues.

At a glance

1. Planning

Time limit suspension

August 17, 2022 — The time limit for the assessment has been suspended.

1. Planning

In progress 60/180 days

Key documents

Comment periods

2. Impact Statement

2. Impact Statement

Not started 0/1095 days
3. Impact Assessment

3. Impact Assessment

Not started 0/300 days
4. Decision Making

4. Decision Making

Not started 0/30 days
5. Post Decision

Post Decision phase is an ongoing process

The project is expected to begin as federal authorizations are issued and other compliance requirements are met.

5. Post Decision

Not started



Hydrogen Ready Power Plant Project
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
600-55 York Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1R7
Telephone: 416-952-1576
Email: hydrogen-hydrogene@iaac-aeic.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Courtright (Ontario)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Other, not otherwise specified
  • Assessment Status

  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Eastern Power Inc.
  • Authorities

    • Impact Assessment Agency of Canada
  • Assessment Type

    Planning Phase for Impact Assessment
  • Reference Number


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