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Heartland Generation exploring hydrogen conversion for decades old plant
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Heartland Generation exploring hydrogen conversion for decades old plant

As Canada moves to transform the electricity industry to net zero by 2030, a power generating station that has been part of Alberta’s electricity grid since the mid-1950s is being eyed up for a major transition. Heartland Generation is studying the idea of converting the Battle River Power Station, which originally burned coal and has since been converted to natural gas, into a hydrogen burning facility. “The 2035 date is absolutely a challenge for everybody, but it’s an exciting challenge for us,” Heartland Generation’s director of energy transition, Shana Boyd told Global News.“We’re looking at the next steps in decarbonization, and how we could possibly use hydrogen as a fuel at our existing power plants.” Read more: Net-zero power system in Alberta ‘possible’ by...