Riviere-des-Prairies is a 54MW hydro power project. It is located on Riviere-des-Prairies river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1929.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 54 54 Active Quebec, Canada


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec.

Riviere-des-Prairies is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 7.93m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1929.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and Voith Hydro Holding.

Andritz Hydro supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 10 MVA.


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