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Beside our Takhini substation

Characteristics Description
Environmental Considerations (Water, Land, Air, Species)
  • No species at risk
  • No rare plants, fish or wildlife
  • Some shrub swamp and sedge wetland near the proposed site
Social Considerations (Property, Lifestyle, Heritage, Safety, Health and Wellness)
  • Greenfield site
  • Located beside existing power substation
  • Recreation area
  • No significant air quality or noise impacts expected
Economic Considerations (Local Economic Impacts, Climate Change and Natural Process Risk)
  • Site is not vulnerable to climate change
  • Site soil and other conditions suitable for construction
  • Possible positive impacts on local economy if third-party natural gas depot is constructed
  • Site is not subject to municipal taxes
Distance to Nearest Residence Approximately 300 metres

Total Cost of Ownership* (40-year cost to build, operate and maintain)
LNG Diesel

Natural Gas
(only feasible if third-party
LNG depot is built)

Own: $ 128.7 M
Rent: $ 184.0 M
Own: $ 98.1 M
Rent: $ 122.4 M
Own: $ 101.4 M
Rent: $ 157.3 M

* -15% / + 50%

Near the Whitehorse sewage lagoon

Characteristics Description
Environmental Considerations (Water, Land, Air, Species)
  • No species at risk
  • No rare plants, fish or wildlife
  • Olive-sided Flycatchers may be in the area
  • Moose may be in the area during winter 
  • Near the Laberge/Carcross Caribou Herd Range
Social Considerations (Property, Lifestyle, Heritage, Safety, Health and Wellness)
  • Existing domestic wastewater disposal and treatment site
  • Not near property development or recreation area
  • Increased heavy fuel-truck traffic on Riverdale Bridge, Hospital Road, Wickstrom Road and Long Lake Road
  • New substation will be required
  • Road upgrades will be required
  • No significant air quality or noise impacts expected
Economic Considerations (Local Economic Impacts, Climate Change and Natural Process Risk)
  • Site is not vulnerable to climate change
  • Site soil and other conditions suitable for construction
Distance to Nearest Residence Approximately 2,200 metres

Total Cost of Ownership* (40-year cost to build, operate and maintain)
LNG Diesel
Own: $ 146.9 M
Rent: $ 195.38 M
Own: $ 107.7 M
Rent: $ 127.9 M

* -15% / + 50%

At the Whitehorse landfill

Characteristics Description
Environmental Considerations (Water, Land, Air, Species)
  • No species at risk
  • No rare plants, fish or wildlife
  • Olive-sided Flycatchers may be in the area
Social Considerations (Property, Lifestyle, Heritage, Safety, Health and Wellness)
  • Existing industrial site
  • Not near property development or recreation area
  • No significant air quality or noise impacts to expected
Economic Considerations (Local Economic Impacts, Climate Change and Natural Process Risk)
  • Site is not vulnerable to climate change
  • Site soil and other conditions suitable for construction
Distance to Nearest Residence Approximately 1,500 metres

Total Cost of Ownership* (40-year cost to build, operate and maintain)
LNG Diesel
Own: $ 144.6 M
Rent: $ 193.4 M
Own: $ 105.5 M
Rent: $ 125.7 M

* -15% / + 50%

At our Whitehorse diesel plant

Characteristics Description
Environmental Considerations (Water, Land, Air, Species)
  • No species at risk
  • No rare plants, fish or wildlife
  • Close to the Yukon River
Social Considerations (Property, Lifestyle, Heritage, Safety, Health and Wellness)
  • Existing industrial site with more than 50 years of similar operations
  • No significant air quality or noise impacts expected
Economic Considerations (Local Economic Impacts, Climate Change and Natural Process Risk)
  • Site is not vulnerable to climate change
  • Site soil and other conditions suitable for construction
Distance to Nearest Residence Approximately 200 metres

Total Cost of Ownership* (40-year cost to build, operate and maintain)
Diesel Duel-Fuel
Own: $ 116.3 M Own: $ 123.0 M

* -15% / + 50%

Across from our LNG generating facilities

Characteristics Description
Environmental Considerations (Water, Land, Air, Species)
  • No species at risk
  • No rare plants, fish or wildlife
  • Olive-sided Flycatchers may be in the area
Social Considerations (Property, Lifestyle, Heritage, Safety, Health and Wellness)
  • Exhaust plume in flight path to the Whitehorse International Airport
  • No significant air quality or noise impacts expected
  • Rezoning required
Economic Considerations (Local Economic Impacts, Climate Change and Natural Process Risk)
  • Site is not vulnerable to climate change
  • Site soil and other conditions suitable for construction
  • On Ta'an Kwäch’än Council Settlement Land
  • Opportunity for First Nations land development
Distance to Nearest Residence Approximately 900 metres

Total Cost of Ownership* (40-year cost to build, operate and maintain)
LNG Diesel
Own: $ 143.8 M
Rent: $ 192.7 M
Own: $ 104.8 M
Rent: $ 125.0 M

* -15% / + 50%