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January 11, 2022

Montrose, Canada

By Carmen

Montrose is an 88MW hydro power project. It is located on Toba Montrose river/basin in British Columbia, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 88 88 Active British Columbia, Canada

Description

Axium Infrastructure and Alterra Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 40% respectively.

Montrose is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 466m. The penstock length is 283m. The penstock diameter is 2.1m. The project generated 282 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $221.54m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

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Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 35 years from 2010. The contracted capacity is 88MW.

Contractors Involved

Peter Kiewit Infrastructure was selected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 47.1MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 49.1 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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