Lingan Generating Station

Constructed in the 1970s, Lingan’s four units were commissioned separately from 1979-1983. Lingan is Nova Scotia Power’s largest generating station and is equppied with ‘Low-NOx’ combustion systems which were installed between 2006 and 2008 on all four units. The systems help prevent the creation of nitrogen oxides with a resulting reduction in NOx emissions of about 40 per cent. In 2012 NS Power announced that two of Lingan’s units would be operated only on a seasonal basis due to decreased industrial load, increased renewable energy use and to meet environmental requirements.