Bersimis-1 is a 1,178MW hydro power project. It is located on Bersimis river/basin in Quebec, 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 1959. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Bersimis-1 is a reservoir based project. The net head of the project is 266.7m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1959.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and GE Renewable Energy.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro and Eaton Vickers Systems.

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