Diesel-electric power generation and heat recovery at Nanisivik
CIM Bulletin, Vol. 79, No. 891, 1986
C.JENKINS, Nanisivik Mines Ltd., Northwest Territories
Nanisivik Mines Ltd. operates a 10-MW diesel-electric generating plant at its zinc-lead operation on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. This paper provides a description of the plant and the integrated waste heat recovery system. Data is presented detailing the actual costs of operating a plant over a period of seven years. Problems in operation are described as well as the success of the plant in meeting its objectives over the years.
Equipment, Maintenance, Diesel generators, Power plant, Energy, Heat recovery system, Exhaust gas system, Storage, Nanisivik Mines Ltd.