La Gabelle is a 131MW hydro power project. It is located on St Maurice 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 1924. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Hydro-Quebec.

La Gabelle is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 17.38m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1924.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 24.75MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 33 MVA.

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About Hydro-Quebec

Hydro-Quebec is a state-owned energy utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces power from the sources such as hydro, diesel, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass and others. Hydro-Quebec markets system capacity and manages electricity flow across Quebec; provides customer services and promotes energy efficiency. It also designs, constructs, and renovates the generation and transmission facilities, primarily for Hydro-Quebec Production and Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie. The company also develops battery materials for electric vehicles and has presence in the electric powertrain market. The company has operations in the US and Canada. Hydro-Quebec is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.