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January 4, 2022

Spray, Canada

By Carmen

Spray is an 112MW hydro power project. It is located on Spray river/basin in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1951.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 112 112 Active Alberta, Canada TransAlta

Description

The project is developed and owned by TransAlta. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project generated 210 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1951.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 53MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 56MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding supplied 1 electric generator for the project.

About TransAlta

TransAlta Corp (TransAlta) is an electricity generation company. It owns, operates and develops a divergent fleet of electricity generation assets. It generates electricity from a contracted portfolio of assets using diverse sources such as coal, natural gas, hydro, wind and geothermal. TransAlta’s service portfolio includes commercial and industrial energy services, wholesale energy solutions, green energy sustainable options and energy management services. It supplies power to municipalities, large and medium industries, businesses and utility customers. It has one active surface coal mine, supplying to three coal-fired plants in the west of Edmonton, Alberta. The company has operations and generation facilities in the US, Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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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