Sir Adam Beck 1 is a 450MW hydro power project. It is located on Niagara river/basin in Ontario, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1917 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1922. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario and is currently owned by Ontario Power Generation with a stake of 100%.

The net head of the project is 91.4m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 10 in number. The penstock length is 116.7m. The penstock diameter is 4.9m. Sir Adam Beck 1 underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2011, 2021, 2022.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1917 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1922.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 50MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro and Voith Hydro Holding.

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This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.