Annual goal is 800,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide; captured 626,000 last year.
Emissions projection reduced from one million tonnes annually to 800,000 tonnes for 2016
Questions costly promotional trips when the utility can’t sell the technology.
Considered “fully operational” even if its operating between full and half capacity.
Boundary Dam carbon capture facility has only been working 45% of the time.
Energy Minister says it’s not acceptable. SaskPower aims for 100% efficiency by the end of 2016.
Plan is to capture 90% of CO2 emissions at Boundary Dam, most of which will be sold back to oil and gas companies.