Lake Buntzen is a 72.8MW hydro power project. It is located on Lake Buntzen river/basin in British Columbia, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1914. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by BC Hydro.

Lake Buntzen (Lake Buntzen 1) consists of 1 unit of francis turbine with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1914.

Contractors involved

Lake Buntzen (Lake Buntzen 2) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 8.9MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 1 electric generator for the Lake Buntzen (Lake Buntzen 1). The generator capacity is 62.5 MVA.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the Lake Buntzen (Lake Buntzen 2). The generator capacity is 8.9 MVA.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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