Heartland Generation Announces Completion of Off-Coal Transitions at Battle River and Sheerness Generating Stations

Heartland Generation’s transition off-coal is complete nearly a decade ahead of regulatory deadlines.

Heartland Generation Announces Completion of Off-Coal Transitions at Battle River and Sheerness Generating Stations

Heartland Generation’s transition off-coal is complete nearly a decade ahead of regulatory deadlines.

ABOUT HEARTLAND GENERATION

Providing Safe and Reliable Energy

Heartland Generation Ltd. is a privately-owned power generation company in Canada. With 10 generation facilities in Alberta and British Columbia, Heartland Generation provides more than 2,660 MW (gross) of safe and reliable electricity to industrial, commercial and residential customers and is the second largest merchant generator in Alberta. Heartland Generation is actively advancing its clean energy transition with a focus on exploring alternative, carbon neutral fuel sources to power future generations sustainably.

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Heartland Generation is owned by ECP, a leading U.S.-based private equity firm supporting the energy transition through investments in electrification and decarbonization of infrastructure assets.

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Our locations

Heartland Generation Operations

Heartland Generation’s portfolio includes 10 generating stations with a combined generating capacity of more than 2,660 MW in Alberta and British Columbia. We are currently the second largest merchant power generator in the Alberta market.

We operate in the rural areas near the communities of Hanna, Forestburg, Grande Prairie and Red Deer and are focused on supporting the communities where we live and work.

A map of heartland generation's projects.

1. Rainbow Lake

97 MW | 50% Ownership
Open Cycle Gas Turbine/Cogen

2. McMahon

120 MW | 50% Ownership
Gas Cogen

3. Muskeg River

202 MW | 100% Ownership
Gas Cogen

4. Poplar Hill

48 MW | 100% Ownership
Open Cycle Gas Turbine

5. Valleyview

100 MW | 100% Ownership
Open Cycle Gas Turbine

6. Primrose

100 MW | 50% Ownership
Gas Cogen

7. Scotford

195 MW | 100% Ownership
Gas Cogen

8. Battle River

540 MW | 100% Ownership
Gas Fired Steam

9. Joffre

474 MW | 40% Ownership
Gas Cogen

10. Sheerness

800 MW | 50% Ownership
Gas Fired Steam

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Sustainability

We are actively exploring renewable generation and investing in early-stage development of leading low-carbon technologies, including Carbon Capture and Storage and hydrogen to further decarbonize our portfolio.

THE POWER TO KEEP
EACH OTHER SAFE

Our strong safety culture, allows us to perform at the highest level, knowing that the most important aspect of our work is to return safely home every night. Our safety priorities are grounded in providing the systems, tools, programs and training necessary to empower our people to make safe, responsible decisions throughout their workday and in their everyday lives.

THE POWER TO
ENRICH COMMUNITIES

At Heartland Generation, we are committed to building strong communities where we live and work. Through strategic partnerships with organizations dedicated to furthering a cause that aligns with our four pillars of giving – Conservation, Science & Innovation, First Responders and Community & Indigenous Support, we make a meaningful impact on the people and the planet where we are fortunate to do business.

THE POWER TO CARE
FOR THE PLANET

Long-term sustainable solutions are at the heart of what we do. We deliver service excellence in a sustainable manner and include environmental considerations in every aspect of our business. From research and compliance to project planning, maintenance, and decommissioning, we use resources wisely to minimize our impact on the air, soil, water, vegetation and wildlife.

Our Leadership

Heartland Generation’s leadership team and more than 250 employees have significant depth of experience in the energy and utilities sectors, ensuring the safety, reliability and operational excellence of our assets while driving decarbonization and our path to net zero.

Rob Dutton

Rob Dutton

Chief Executive Officer
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Kim Anderson

Kim Anderson

Chief Financial Officer
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Duncan Croasdale

Duncan Croasdale

Chief Commercial Officer
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Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Chief Operating Officer
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Morey Sair

Morey Sair

General Counsel
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Joni Tymensen

Joni Tymensen

Director, Human Resources
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JOIN heartland

The power to fuel futures

The Heartland Generation team is always expanding. We’re looking for power players who share our values, and can contribute to the spirit of a forward thinking, proactive, agile and professional team that puts customers first. Learn more about what joining our team could look like for you.

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