Bay d’Espoir is a 604MW hydro power project. It is located on Victoria,White Bear river/basin in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1967.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 604 604 Active Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada


The project is currently owned by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

The gross head of the project is 176m. Bay d’Espoir underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2010. The project generated 2,650 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1967.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines.

Andritz Hydro supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 85 MVA.


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