Trenche is a 302MW 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 a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1950. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Trenche is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 48.47m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1950.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines, each with 47.7MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 53 MVA.

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