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January 18, 2022

McLymont, Canada

By Carmen

McLymont is a 66MW hydro power project. It is located on Iskut river/basin in British Columbia, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 66 66 Active British Columbia, Canada

Description

AltaGas, Axium Infrastructure and Manulife Financial are currently owning the project.

McLymont is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 260m. 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 1 in number. The project generated 240 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $217m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 60 years.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 24.3MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 26.2 MVA.

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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