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