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January 10, 2022

Caribou Falls, Canada

By Carmen

Caribou Falls is a 91MW hydro power project. It is located on English river/basin in Ontario, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1958.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 91 91 Active Ontario, Canada Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario

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%.

Caribou Falls is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,948.91 million cubic meter. Caribou Falls underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2006.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1958.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of propeller turbines, each with 30.33MW nameplate capacity.

Canadian General Electric supplied 3 electric generators for the project.

Methodology

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