Manic 5 is a 1,596MW hydro power project. It is located on Manicouagan 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 1970. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Manic 5 is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 2.2 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 141.8m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1970.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The hydro power project consists of 8 turbines.

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