Bay d’Espoir is a 604MW hydro power project. It is located on Victoria,White Bear river/basin in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1967. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

The gross head of the project is 176m. Bay d'Espoir underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2010. The project generated 2,650 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 150MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1967.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines.

Andritz Hydro supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 85 MVA.

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