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January 4, 2022

Island Falls, Canada

By Carmen

Island Falls is an 111MW hydro power project. It is located on Churchill river/basin in Saskatchewan, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1929.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 111 111 Active Saskatchewan, Canada Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting


The project was developed by Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting and is currently owned by Saskatchewan Power.

The net head of the project is 17.06m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1929.

Contractors Involved

Dominion Engineering was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 7 units of propeller turbines.

Canadian General Electric supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

About Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting

Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co., Limited (HBMS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HudBay Minerals, Inc. The company is into mining and producing of copper, zinc and precious metals. It operates mines, concentrators, copper smelter and zinc pressure leach plant. HBMS owns HudBay Minerals’ 777, Trout Lake and Chisel North mines as well as its Lalor project. Hudson Bay Exploration and Development Company Limited holds HudBay Minerals’ key exploration properties and operates as an agent for HBMS. HBMS is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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