Hamlet of Pangnirtung
P.O. Box 253 Pangnirtung, NU X0A 0R0 Mayor: Tel: 473-8953 Fax: 473-8832
email: firstname.lastname@example.org Power Plant Tel: 473-8816 Fax: 473-8638
Pangnirtung is also known as the 'place of the bull caribou'. The
community lies on the Cumberland Peninsula and is bisected by both
Akshayuk and Kingnait Passes, which provide an overland route from
Cumberland Sound to Davis Strait. The central part of the peninsula
is dominated by the Penny Ice Cap from which many glaciers flow
to the sea. more...
Plant Status Report - Pangnirtung - 721
Original metal clad building was constructed in 1971
on a raised concrete foundation.
Minor work was done in 1995 and the building is in good shape, c/w
The corporation acquired an office, in a separate building, in 1997.
facilities are a combination of a small garage, warehouse, and sea
container, and are reasonably well set-up.
Total Installed Capacity
Peak 2000/01 Load Requirement
One 90K horizontal installed within
a metal berm, installed in 1993, nominated supply.
There is minimal environmental liability.
Approximately $1.2 million was spent
in 1995/96 to install two new units, automate the
plant, and prepare for residual heat recovery. A residual heat system
was installed in 1998 to supply heat to Alookie and Attagoyuk schools.
At present there are no other potential customers. The property was
fenced in 1998.
Capacity of the plant is adequate for
the foreseeable future.
Any future capacity increases would
require a building addition. Office building
requires minor retrofitting. Storage facilities could be improved
dramatically with the acquisition of additional property beside the
existing office. Negotiations are under way with regards to this land.
Operations are planning on heating the office building with residual