$22M Project to Increase the Province's Supply of Clean, Renewable and
RENFREW, ON, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Renfrew Power Generation Inc.
announced the groundbreaking of the Thomas Low Generating Station at an
event held today in Renfrew, Ontario.
Under development for ten years, the Thomas Low Generating Station will
renew and replace 100 year old facilities located in the Town of
Renfrew. The development, entirely contained at the existing Renfrew
site, will replace old infrastructure with new and efficient
technology. The electricity production will be delivered under a
contract with the Ontario Power Authority that will be in place until
"We at RPG are extremely pleased the Thomas Low Generating Station has
reached the point of launch," said Bill Bowles, Chairman of the Board
of Directors for Renfrew Power Generation Inc. "This represents
significant investment by Renfrew Power Generation and its shareholder,
the Town of Renfrew, and will provide long term benefits on a many
This $22M project is aligned with the Province's Green Energy
initiatives and will result in a 50% increase in production of
renewable energy using the same water supplies. This initiative will
increase the supply of reliable, renewable energy to the province's
consumers for the next 50-100 years. When the upgrades are complete,
the facility will have an installed capacity of approximately 4 MW with
an annual average energy generation of 18.5GWh.
"TLGS is a good news story on many levels," explains Mayor of Renfrew's
Bill Ringrose "It increases the long term supply of green energy in the
province, injects much needed stimulus, creates jobs in the local
economy, and renews the Town's RPG asset ensuring long term revenues
for the Town of Renfrew. "
The Thomas Low Generating Station is set to be open for operation in
SOURCE: Renfrew Power Generation Inc.
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