Jimmie Creek is a 62MW hydro power project. It is located on Toba/ Powell river/basin in British Columbia, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 62 62 Active British Columbia, Canada Alterra Power; Axium Infrastructure


The project is developed and owned by Alterra Power and Axium Infrastructure. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.

Jimmie Creek is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 455.5m. The penstock length is 2,651.2m. The penstock diameter is 2.438m. The project generated 170 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $248m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 32.5MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 40 years. The contracted capacity is 170GWh.

Contractors Involved

SNC-Lavalin Group was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

About Alterra Power

Alterra Power Corp (Alterra), formerly Magma Energy Corp is a renewable energy company. The company’s products include electrical products, wind and hydro facility farms. It offers services such as operations, development, exploration, and acquisition of renewable power projects and hydroelectric, solar energy, wind, and geothermal projects solutions. Alterra provides its wind and hydro facility farms in British Columbia, geothermal plant in Nevada and geothermal facilities in Iceland. The company operates its geothermal, wind, hydro, and power plant projects across Iceland, Canada, Chile, Italy, the US, Peru, and others. Alterra is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

About Axium Infrastructure

Axium Infrastructure Inc (Axium Infrastructure), formerly Fiera Axium Infrastructure Inc is a portfolio management company that generates long-term investment returns by investing in core infrastructure assets. The company offers services such as acquiring, developing, financing, operating and managing infrastructure assets, among others. It invests in core energy, transportation and social infrastructure assets. Axium Infrastructure invests in energy infrastructure such as power generation, power transmission and distribution, and pipelines and gas collection and distribution systems, among others. The company invests in transport for roads, bridges, ports, airports and public transportation systems; and invests in social infrastructure such as hospitals, schools, detention facilities, government service buildings and water treatment. It has presence in Canada and the US. Axium Infrastructure is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


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