McLymont is a 66MW hydro power project. It is located on Iskut 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

AltaGas, Axium Infrastructure and Manulife Financial are currently owning the project.

McLymont is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 260m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 1 in number. The project generated 240 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 60 years.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 24.3MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 26.2 MVA.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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