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November 30, 2021

Mactaquac, Canada

By Carmen

Mactaquac is a 670MW hydro power project. It is located on Saint John river/basin in New Brunswick, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1968.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 670 670 Active New Brunswick, Canada

Description

The project is currently owned by New Brunswick Power.

Mactaquac is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 37m and 35.4m respectively. 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 6 in number. The penstock length is 55m. The penstock diameter is 8.84m. The project generated 1,600 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1968.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro, Power Machines and Voith Hydro Holding.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro and Voith Hydro Holding.

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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