Romaine-1 is a 270MW hydro power project. It is located on Romaine river/basin in Quebec, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||270||270||–||Active||Quebec, Canada||Hydro-Quebec|
The project is developed and owned by Hydro-Quebec. The company has a stake of 100%.
Romaine-1 is a run-of-river project. The net head of the project is 62m. 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 25m. The penstock diameter is 7m. The project generated 1,400 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $889.248m.
The project construction commenced in 2012 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2015.
Voith Hydro Shanghai was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 135MW nameplate capacity.
Hydro-Quebec is a state-owned energy utility that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company produces power from the sources such as hydro, diesel, gas, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass and others. Hydro-Quebec markets system capacity and manages electricity flow across Quebec; provides customer services and promotes energy efficiency. It also designs, constructs, and renovates the generation and transmission facilities, primarily for Hydro-Quebec Production and Hydro-Quebec TransEnergie. The company also develops battery materials for electric vehicles and has presence in the electric powertrain market. The company has operations in the US and Canada. Hydro-Quebec is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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