Pehonan-Melfort is a 252MW hydro power project. It is planned on Saskatchewan river/basin in Saskatchewan, Canada. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 252 252 Announced Saskatchewan, Canada AECOM Canada; Brookfield Renewable Partners; First Nations Limited Partnership; James Smith Cree Nation; Peter Chapman Cree Nation


The project is being developed by AECOM Canada, Brookfield Renewable Partners, First Nations Limited Partnership, James Smith Cree Nation and Peter Chapman Cree Nation. Brookfield Renewable Partners, First Nations Limited Partnership, James Smith Cree Nation and Peter Chapman Cree Nation are currently owning the project.

Pehonan-Melfort is a run-of-river project. The project cost is expected to be around $2,000m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

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Contractors Involved

Kiewit is expected to render EPC services for the hydro power project.

About AECOM Canada

AECOM Canada Ltd (AECOM Canada) a global network of experts to develop and implement innovative solutions to the most complex challenges. The company connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. The company is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada.

About Brookfield Renewable Partners

Brookfield Renewable Partners LP (Brookfield Renewable), a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc is a renewable power company. The company owns, operates and invests in global wind, distributed generation and storage facilities. Brookfield Renewable’s operations consist of a diverse base of hydro, wind, utility-scale solar, and other renewable technologies. The company, together with its subsidiaries and offices, serves public power authorities, load-serving utilities and industrial users. Brookfield Renewables operates renewable power generation facilities in various countries in North America and South America, and Europe, besides India and China in Asia. Brookfield Renewable is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.


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