Brisay is a 469MW hydro power project. It is located on Caniapiscau river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1993.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 469 469 Active Quebec, Canada


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Brisay is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 53,790 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 37.5m. 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 2 in number.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1993.

Contractors Involved

Canadian General Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 234.5MW nameplate capacity.

Canadian General Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the project.


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