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January 4, 2022

Les Cedres, Canada

By Carmen

Les Cedres is an 113MW hydro power project. It is located on St-Lawrence river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1912 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1914.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 113 113 Active Quebec, Canada Hydro-Quebec

Description

The project is developed and owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Les Cedres is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 9.14m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 9MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 1912 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1914.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 15 units of francis turbines, each with 9MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 18 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 10 MVA.

About Hydro-Quebec

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.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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