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January 13, 2022

Petit-Mecatina, Canada

By Carmen

Petit-Mecatina is a 1,200MW hydro power project. It is planned on Petit Mecatina river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2028 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2032.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,200 1,200 Announced Quebec, Canada Hydro-Quebec

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

The project is expected to generate 6,200 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $2,494.04m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2028. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2032.

About Hydro-Quebec

Hydro-Quebec is a state-owned energy utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces power from the sources such as hydro, diesel, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass and others. Hydro-Quebec markets system capacity and manages electricity flow across Quebec; provides customer services and promotes energy efficiency. It also designs, constructs, and renovates the generation and transmission facilities, primarily for Hydro-Quebec Production and Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie. The company also develops battery materials for electric vehicles and has presence in the electric powertrain market. The company has operations in the US and Canada. Hydro-Quebec is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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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