Rapide Blanc is a 211MW hydro power project. It is planned on St Maurice river/basin in Quebec, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under rehabilitation & modernization stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 1930 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1934. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Hydro-Quebec with a stake of 100%.

Rapide Blanc is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 600 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project will be 32.92m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1930. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1934.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 6 units of francis turbines.

The electric generators for the project will be procured from ABB and Voith Hydro Holding.

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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.