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January 24, 2022

McArthur, Canada

By Carmen

McArthur is a 55MW hydro power project. It is located on Winnipeg river/basin in Manitoba, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1954.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 55 55 Active Manitoba, Canada


The project is currently owned by Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board.

McArthur is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 7m. The project generated 380 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $24m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1954.

Contractors Involved

Dominion Engineering was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of propeller turbines, each with 6.8MW nameplate capacity.

Canadian General Electric supplied 8 electric generators for the project.


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