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January 13, 2022

Rapides-des-Couers, Canada

By Carmen

Rapides-des-Couers is a 76MW hydro power project. It is located on Saint-Maurice river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 76 76 Active Quebec, Canada

Description

The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Rapides-des-Couers is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 22.69m. The project cost is $191.995m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2005 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2008.

Contractors Involved

Litostroj Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company supplied kaplan model turbines for the project.

Koncar Generators and Motors supplied electric generator(s) for the project. The generator capacity is 14.5 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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