Outardes-3 is a 1,026MW hydro power project. It is located on Aux Outardes 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 1969. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Outardes-3 is a run-of-river project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 215 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 143.57m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1969.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines.

Andritz Hydro supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

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This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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