TORONTO – Ontario Power Generation has issued a call to potential suppliers of wood-based biomass fuel with plans to convert the currently coal-powered Atikokan Generating Station located northwest of Thunder Bay, ON.

“OPG is continuing to move the biomass program ahead,” said Chris Young, OPG’s vice president of thermal generation development. “We are looking at making Atikokan Generating Station the first coat unit we repower with biomass. Supply and price of fuel will be an important consideration of making our final decision in the coming months.”

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