Great Spirit Power Project

Rank 2024


Industry Sector: Energy

Project Type: Natural Gas

Project Value: $1.5 billion

Funding Source: Private

Private Funding: $1.5 billion

Province: Alberta

City / Region: Lake Wabamun

This proposed 930-MW power project is to be a combined cycle natural-gas fired power plant. The facility will be located on Paul First Nation Industrial Park, and ownership will be shared with that Nation. The Paul First Nation has agreed to develop the project along with Focus Equities Inc. which will replace nearby aging coal plants as well as provide economic development opportunities for the community. Construction of the facility is to be completed in early 2018.

Project Owner: Focus Energy Group and Paul First Nation

Project/Construction Manager: Focus Energy Group

Other Key Players: Paul First Nation (host and equity owner); New West Opportunities (First Nations advisors); CF Power (interconnection engineers); WSP (quality management)

2018 Rank: 33

2017 Rank: 29

2016 Rank: 31

2015 Rank: 34