Brilliant Expansion is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Lower Kootenay river/basin in British Columbia, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 120 120 Active British Columbia, Canada SNC-Lavalin Group

Description

The project was developed by SNC-Lavalin Group. The project is co-owned by Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Power, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

The net head of the project is 30m. The project cost is $303.676m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2003 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2007.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of kaplan turbine with 120MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 133 MVA.

FortisBC is the O&M contractor for the hydro power project.

About SNC-Lavalin Group

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc (SNC-Lavalin) is a provider of engineering and construction services. It offers a range of engineering, procurement, construction, project management services to various industries, which include oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. The company also provides project financing, structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and piping contract services to its clients. SNC-Lavalin offers operations and maintenance (O&M) services to highways, light rail transit systems, buildings, power plants and logistics solutions for construction camps. The company also invests in infrastructure concessions for public services and other long-term assets. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia-Pacific. SNC-Lavalin is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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