Bersimis-2 is an 845MW 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 1960. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Bersimis-2 is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 115.83m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1960.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines.

Canadian General Electric supplied 5 electric generators for the project.

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