Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant

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Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant
Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant is located in Alberta
Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant
Location of Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant
Country Canada
Location Municipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9, near Pincher Creek, Alberta
Coordinates 49°33′39″N 113°53′45″W / 49.56083°N 113.89583°W / 49.56083; -113.89583Coordinates: 49°33′39″N 113°53′45″W / 49.56083°N 113.89583°W / 49.56083; -113.89583
Status Operational
Commission date 2003
Owner(s) Atco Power
Piikani Nation
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Hydro
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 32 MW

Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant is a run-of-river hydroelectric power station owned by Atco Power (75%) and Piikani Nation (25%). The plant is located on the Oldman River near in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada. The plant is primarily used to supply power onto the Alberta grid.[1]

Description[edit]

The plant consists of:

  • Two horizontal axis Francis turbines, (VA Tech Bouvier Canada with GE generators)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant". Retrieved 2012-05-24.