The Charlottetown district energy system burnsabout 66,000 tons of waste materials., including municipal waste and wood waste

Building type served

institutional, commercial and residential

Building area served

Over 4.5 million ft2


Charlottetown, P.E.I.


1997, upgraded in 2003


Fort Chicago Energy Partners L.P.


over 40 MWt

Production capacity: Base load 22 MW Peaking and backup 51 MW
Fuel type: 41% municipal solid waste; 42% sawmill residue; 17% oilDistribution System: 17 km hot water, thin-wall steel piping system

Total cost of project: $25 to $30 million for all system upgrades

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