Brisay generating station

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Brisay Generating Station
Centrale hydroélectrique Brisay.jpg
Official name Centrale Brisay
Location Baie-James, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 54°26′30″N 70°31′50″W / 54.44167°N 70.53056°W / 54.44167; -70.53056Coordinates: 54°26′30″N 70°31′50″W / 54.44167°N 70.53056°W / 54.44167; -70.53056
Opening date 1993
Owner(s) Hydro-Québec
Creates Caniapiscau Reservoir
Surface area 4,275 km2 (1,651 sq mi)
Power Station
Hydraulic head 37.5 m (123 ft)
Turbines 2 × 234.5 MW (Kaplan turbine)
Installed capacity 469 MW
Hydro-Québec, The La Grande Complex visitor booklet, 2004, ISBN 2-550-41276-1

The Brisay hydroelectric power station is on the Caniapiscau Reservoir, in the Canadian provinceof Quebec. Part of Hydro-Québec's James Bay Project, the station can generate 469 MW and was commissioned in 1993. It generates electricity through the reservoir and dam system.

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