Coleson Cove Generating Station

Coleson Cove produces electricity using oil, and is located on the western border of Saint John. There area was named after John Coleson who farmed there in the 19th century. Coleson Cove is the NB Power’s largest generating station as well as the largest in eastern Canda. It has been generating electricity since 1976 and has a capacity of 978 MW. It was the sixth station in Canada and the third for NB Power to have a scrubber installed to help reduce sulphur dioxide emissions.