Paugan is a 217MW hydro power project. It is located on Gatineau 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 1928. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Paugan is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 40.54m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1928.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of francis turbines, each with 24.225MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 8 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 28.5 MVA.

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