Ajax Steam Plant Revitalization, Index Energy

Ajax, Ontario

Cogeneration plant in urban environment

HMI has been mandated for the construction of the new Index Cogeneration Plant in Ajax, ON. The work involves the entire demolition of the existing Index facility and the construction of a new updated plant of 18 MW of capacity.

Construction and demoliton wood fuel

The power plant will use construction and demolition wood. Located in the Ajax, ON downtown location.

The challenge

  • Build a cogeneration plant with strict heritage and architectural requirements imposed by the city.
  • Ensure a complete integration of all of the process equipments, including the utilisation of pre-purchased components.
  • Work schedule to meet the commercial requirements of the Power Purchase Agreement signed between Index Energy and Ontario Power Authority (OPA).

The result

  • Plant completed in conformity with the architectural and heritage requirements imposed by the city.
  • Installation of all the pre-purchased equipments in a tight structure.


$ 75.0 Million



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