Brisay generating station

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

Brisay generating station
Centrale hydroélectrique Brisay.jpg
Official nameCentrale Brisay
LocationBaie-James, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates54°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 date1993
Owner(s)Hydro-Québec
Reservoir
CreatesCaniapiscau Reservoir
Surface area4,275 km2 (1,651 sq mi)
Power Station
Hydraulic head37.5 m (123 ft)
Turbines2 × 234.5 MW (Kaplan turbine)
Installed capacity469 MW
Hydro-Québec, The La Grande Complex visitor booklet, 2004, ISBN 2-550-41276-1

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