Keeyask is a 695MW hydro power project. It is located on Nelson river/basin in Manitoba, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.

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The project was developed by Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership. Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board and The Keeyask Cree Nations are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 75% and 25% respectively.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 81.4 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 19.3m and 18.3m respectively. The project generated 4,400 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 2014 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021.

Power purchase agreement

SaskPower International and Wisconsin Public Service are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 7 units of Propeller turbines, each with 99.285MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Voith Hydro Holding.

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About Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership

Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership is involved in the business of generation of electric power using the hydro power plants. The company is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.