La Grande-1 is a 1,436MW hydro power project. It is located on La Grande 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 1994.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,436||1,436||–||Active||Quebec, Canada||Societe d’energie de la Baie James|
The project was developed by Societe d’energie de la Baie James and is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.
La Grande-1 is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 27.5m. 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 12 in number.
The project got commissioned in 1994.
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The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and GE Renewable Energy.
GE Renewable Energy supplied electric generator(s) for the project.
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