Whatshan Dam is a 54MW hydro power project. It is located on Whatshan river/basin in British Columbia, 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. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by BC Hydro.

Whatshan Dam is a reservoir based project. The gross head of the project is 215.6m. The penstock length is 3,400m. The project generated 121 GWh of electricity.

Contractors involved

Fuji Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 60MW nameplate capacity.

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 55.6 MVA.

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