La Grande-2-A generating station

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La Grande-2-A Generating Station
Official name La Grande-2-A
Location Baie-James, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 53°46′46″N 77°32′54″W / 53.77944°N 77.54833°W / 53.77944; -77.54833Coordinates: 53°46′46″N 77°32′54″W / 53.77944°N 77.54833°W / 53.77944; -77.54833
Opening date 1992
Owner(s) Hydro-Québec
Dam and spillways
Impounds La Grande River
Spillway capacity 16,280 m3/s (574,923 cu ft/s)
Reservoir
Creates Robert-Bourassa Reservoir
Total capacity 6,170,000,000 m3 (5,000,000 acre·ft)
Surface area 2,835 km2 (1,095 sq mi)
Power station
Hydraulic head 138.5 m (454 ft)
Turbines 6 × 351 MW (Francis turbine)
Installed capacity 2,106 MW
Source: Hydro-Québec, The La Grande Complex visitor booklet, 2004, ISBN 2-550-41276-1

The La Grande-2-A is a hydroelectric power station on the La Grande River that is part of Hydro-Québec's James Bay Project. The station can generate 2,106 MW and was commissioned in 1991–1992. Together with the adjacent Robert-Bourassa generating station, it uses the reservoir and dam system of the Robert-Bourassa Reservoir to generate electricity.

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