Capstone Infrastructure's mission is to build and responsibly manage a high quality portfolio of infrastructure businesses in Canada and internationally in order to deliver a superior total return to our shareholders by providing reliable income and capital appreciation. Our portfolio currently includes power infrastructure and utilities businesses in Canada, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
– Year in which Cardinal commenced operations, making it the newest power generation facility on the 115 kV electricity grid in eastern Ontario. The 156 MW Cardinal makes an important contribution to the grid while delivering reliable steam, compressed air and electricity to Ingredion Inc., its industrial host.
4.8% – Percentage of installed wind capacity in Ontario represented by Erie Shores Wind Farm, a 99 MW wind power facility consisting of 66 General Electric turbines. Erie Shores is an important contributor to Ontario’s green electricity supply infrastructure.
Blue Planet Award – Won by the 16 MW Sechelt hydro power facility in 2005 in recognition of its environmental excellence. Operating staff at Sechelt, with support from the Sechelt First Nation, maintain a salmon spawning channel installed in 1997 by ensuring a constant supply of water and removal of any debris.
100 years – The typical life span of a well-maintained hydro power facility. The three stations that comprise the 3 MW Dryden hydro power facility were built in 1922, 1928 and 1938, respectively, and refurbished in 1986.
$1 million – Approximate amount of net profit interest delivered to the Pic River First Nation from the 14 MW Wawatay hydro power facility since the start of operations.
650 – Approximate number of people living in Dease Lake, British Columbia who depend on the 3 MW Hluey Lakes hydro power facility for electricity.
EcoLogo™ – Federal government designation earned by the 25 MW Whitecourt biomass facility in 1997, making it the first power generating facility to bear this logo. The EcoLogo™ designation recognizes the high environmental standards and practices to which Whitecourt adheres.
6% – Percentage of Canada’s energy mix supplied by biomass, including facilities such as the 28 MW Chapais, in which Capstone Infrastructure owns a minority debt and equity interest. Biomass is the second largest source of green energy in Canada after hydroelectricity.
100 – Approximate number of local jobs created during the construction phase of the 20 MW Amherstburg Solar Park.
33.3% – Percentage ownership interest of Capstone Infrastructure in Värmevärden, a district heating business in Sweden. Värmevärden’s business consists of 11 regional facilities that include both heat production and distribution. Our co-investor is Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund II.
1.2 million – Population that relies on Bristol Water for clean, safe drinking water.