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November 24, 2021

Limestone, Canada

By Carmen

Limestone is a 1,340MW hydro power project. It is located on Nelson river/basin in Manitoba, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1985 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1990.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,340 1,340 Active Manitoba, Canada Bechtel

Description

The project was developed by Bechtel and is currently owned by Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board.

Limestone is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 33.3m and 27.6m respectively. The project generated 7,640 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $1,430m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1985 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1990.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 10 units of propeller turbines, each with 134MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 10 electric generators for the project.

About Bechtel

Bechtel Corp (Bechtel) is a provider of engineering, construction and project management services. Its major services include construction, master planning, tunneling, finance, engineering, procurement, sustainability solutions and feasibility studies. Bechtel also carries out project and program management, testing and commissioning, startup and operations, technology licensing and consulting and financing and equity investments. The company provides these services to energy, transportation, infrastructure, communications, mining and metals, oil and gas, chemicals, water, defense and nuclear, and government customers. The company operates through its subsidiaries and regional offices across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Bechtel is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, the US.

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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