Wells is a 239MW hydro power project. It is located on Mississagi river/basin in Ontario, 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 1968 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1970. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by Brookfield Renewable Partners with a stake of 100%.
Wells is a run-of-river project. The gross head of the project is 65m. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 2 in number. The penstock length is 130m. The project generated 388.295 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1968 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1970.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Ontario Power Authority under a power purchase agreement from 2009. The contracted capacity is 239MW.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines.
Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project.
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