Laforge-1 is an 878MW hydro power project. It is located on Laforge 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 1993.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 878 878 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.

Laforge-1 is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 3,800 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 57.3m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1993.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines, each with 142MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 147 MVA.


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