Pointe du Bois is a 75MW hydro power project. It is located on Winnipeg river/basin in Manitoba, 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 1909 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1911. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by Winnipeg Hydro and is currently owned by Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board.

Pointe du Bois is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 14m. Pointe du Bois underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1985-2002. The project generated 599 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1909 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1911.

Contractors involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and Eaton Vickers Systems.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Andritz Hydro, Eaton Vickers Systems, GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.

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About Winnipeg Hydro

Winnipeg Hydro is engaged in hydro power generation, transmission and distribution in Winnipeg. The company serves 95,000 customers in the city of Winnipeg of which approximately 84,000 are residential customers and other 11,000 are business customers.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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