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January 11, 2022

Pine Falls, Canada

By Carmen

Pine Falls is an 88MW 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 1949 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1951.

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


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

Pine Falls is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 11.3m. Pine Falls underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1990. The project generated 620 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $23.5m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1949 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1951.

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Contractors Involved

Dominion Engineering was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of propeller turbines.

Canadian General Electric supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


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