Rapide Blanc is a 204MW hydro power project. It is located on St Maurice 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. The project construction commenced in 1930 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1934. Buy the profile here.

Description

The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Rapide Blanc is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 600 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 32.92m.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1930 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1934.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines.

The electric generators for the project were procured from ABB and Voith Hydro Holding.

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