Laforge-2 is a 319MW 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 1996.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||319||319||–||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-2 is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,840 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 27.4m. 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 2 in number.
The project got commissioned in 1996.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of kaplan turbines, each with 159.5MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project.
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