Chinook Power Station

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Energy

Project Type: Natural Gas

Project Value: $680 million

Funding Source: Private

Private Funding: $680 millon

Province: Saskatchewan

City / Region: Swift Current

Estimated End Date of Substantial Completion: 2019

The Chinook Power Station is SaskPower’s newest project for providing a stronger energy supply for the people of Saskatchewan. The 350-MW natural gas-fired power facility will be located on the outskirts of Swift Current in the province’s southwest. The EPC contract was awarded in September of 2016.

In August 2018, SaskPower announced that power had been successfully brought to the station, allowing for functional tests to proceed. Also, approximately five kilometres of power lines, linking the station to the grid, have been constructed.

As of the fall of 2018, the project remained on budget and on time, set to come online in October 2019.

Project Owner: Government of Saskatchewan

Contractor: Burns and McDonnell (EPC services)

Project/Construction Manager: SaskPower

Other Key Players: WSP (surveying)

Supplier Other: Siemens (one SGT6-5000F gas turbine, a SST-900 steam turbine, a SGen6-1000A generator, and one SGen6-100A generator)

2019 Rank: 71

2018 Rank: 72

2017 Rank: 67