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Hydroelectric station commissioned on Mattagami River – Northern Ontario Business
by ahnationtalk onNovember 20, 201946 Views
Québec company Boralex developed 16-megawatt facility
Boralex, a Kingsey Falls, Que.-based developer of renewable power facilities, has commissioned a new, 16-megawatt hydroelectric station south of Smooth Rock Falls.
Located on the Mattagami River, about 20 kilometres south of Smooth Rock Falls, the Yellow Falls hydroelectric station is comprised of two 8-megawatt turbines, a water intake, a concrete dam, water discharge facilities, including two inflatable weirs, and related infrastructure.
Boralex has negotiated a 40-year operation agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO).