Les Cedres is an 113MW hydro power project. It is located on St-Lawrence 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. The project construction commenced in 1912 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1914. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Les Cedres is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 9.14m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 9MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1912 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1914.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 15 units of francis turbines, each with 9MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 18 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 10 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 20 July 2023

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