Shawinigan is a 394MW hydro power project. It is located on Saint-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 multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1911. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Shawinigan is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 44.2m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1911.

Contractors involved

Shawinigan (Shawinigan 2) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines.

Shawinigan (Shawinigan 3) is equipped with Andritz Hydro francis turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the Shawinigan (Shawinigan 2). The generator capacity is 40 MVA.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 2 electric generators for the Shawinigan (Shawinigan 2). The generator capacity is 17.5 MVA.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 3 electric generators for the Shawinigan (Shawinigan 2). The generator capacity is 18.75 MVA.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the Shawinigan (Shawinigan 3). The generator capacity is 62.5 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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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.