Beauharnois Hydroelectric Generating Station
|Beauharnois Hydroelectric Generating Station|
The Beauharnois generating station in 2014.
Location of Beauharnois Hydroelectric Generating Station in Southern Quebec
|Dam and spillways|
|Type of dam||Gravity dam|
|Impounds||Saint Lawrence River|
|Hydraulic head||24.39 m2 (262.53 sq ft)|
|Installed capacity||1,853 MW|
|Official name||Beauharnois Power Development National Historic Site of Canada|
The Beauharnois Hydroelectric Power Station is a run-of-the-river hydroelectric power station along the Saint Lawrence Seaway on the Saint Lawrence River, in Quebec, Canada. The station was built in three phases, and comprises 36 turbines, capable of generating up to 1,853 MW of electrical power. Constructions on the facility began in 1930 and was completed in 1961.
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- "Beauharnois Power Development National Historic Site of Canada". Directory of Designations of National Historic Significance of Canada. Parks Canada. Retrieved 5 March 2012.