Jean-Lesage is a 1,084MW hydro power project. It is located on Manicouagan river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1961 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1965.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,084||1,084||–||Active||Quebec, Canada||Hydro-Quebec|
The project is developed and owned by Hydro-Quebec.
Jean-Lesage is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 35,000 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 70.11m.
Jean-Lesage (Jean-Lesage Phase I) consists of 6 units of francis turbines with 128MW nameplate capacity.
The Jean-Lesage (Jean-Lesage Phase I) has 6 electric generators installed at the site. The generator capacity is 170 MVA.
The project construction commenced in 1961 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1965.
Jean-Lesage (Jean-Lesage Phase II) is equipped with AECOM Canada francis turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines with 158MW nameplate capacity.
AECOM Canada supplied 2 electric generators for the Jean-Lesage (Jean-Lesage Phase II).
Hydro-Quebec is a state-owned energy utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces power from the sources such as hydro, diesel, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass and others. Hydro-Quebec markets system capacity and manages electricity flow across Quebec; provides customer services and promotes energy efficiency. It also designs, constructs, and renovates the generation and transmission facilities, primarily for Hydro-Quebec Production and Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie. The company also develops battery materials for electric vehicles and has presence in the electric powertrain market. The company has operations in the US and Canada. Hydro-Quebec is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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