Project Boston Bar Hydro British Columbia, Canada - Case Study
- Turbines: Two, 0.65 m, two nozzle Turgos
- Generators: Two, 3450 KW Kato @ 900 RPM
- Rated head: 191 M
- Rated flow: 2.3 M3/sec each
This facility was built by Algonquin Power Corp. which is an Independent Power Producer (IPP). The system has a low pressure penstock, surge tower and a high pressure penstock. The tail water discharges into the Fraser River. Power is sold to a utility by means of high tension power lines passing by this facility.