Lower Churchill – Muskrat Falls is an 824MW hydro power project. It is located on Churchill river/basin in Newfoundland and Labrador, 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. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by Nalcor Energy. The company has a stake of 100%.
The project generated 4,900 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Emera under a power purchase agreement.
SNC-Lavalin Group was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 units of Kaplan turbines, each with 206MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 4 generators.
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About Nalcor Energy
Nalcor Energy Ltd (Nalcor) is a diversified energy company. The company’s operations include energy marketing, gas and oil, fabrication and hydro operations. Its oil and gas operation manages offshore and onshore oil and gas interests in Newfoundland and Labrador and operates projects such as White Rose Growth project and Hibernia Southern Extension project. Nalcor’s fabrication offers deepwater site, drydock fabrication and construction, and topsides fabrication and assembly. Its energy marketing operation exports surplus recapture electricity from Churchill Falls to Quebec. In addition, the company also generates and transmits electricity to utility, industrial, residential and retail customers. Nalcor is headquartered in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.