Montrose is an 88MW hydro power project. It is located on Toba Montrose 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. The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010. Buy the profile here.

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Axium Infrastructure and Alterra Power are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 40% respectively.

Montrose is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 466m. The penstock length is 283m. The penstock diameter is 2.1m. The project generated 282 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2007 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2010.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to BC Hydro under a power purchase agreement for a period of 35 years from 2010. The contracted capacity is 88MW.

Contractors involved

Peter Kiewit Infrastructure 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 company provided 2 turbines, each with 47.1MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 49.1 MVA.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.