Chute des Passes is an 833MW hydro power project. It is located on Peribonka 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.

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The project is currently owned by Rio Tinto with a stake of 100%.

The gross head of the project is 195.1m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1960.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 turbines, each with 178MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 165 MVA.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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