Hollingsworth Generating Station (23 MW) - Michipicoten River

The Hollingsworth Generating Station is a single-unit hydroelectric station located on the Michipicoten River. The station was built in 1959, and has an installed capacity of 23 MW at a head of 34 metres.

Located 10 km upstream of McPhail, this station is the most upstream of four power stations on the Michipicoten River. The forebay of Hollingsworth is the main storage reservoir for the Michipicoten River stations, which include McPhail, Dunford and Scott Falls.

Hollingsworth has a single penstock and a single headgate. The forebay has a maximum elevation of 312.72 metres.

Hollingsworth is connected to the existing Hydro One 115kV circuit through Hollingsworth GS located in Wawa.

This hydroelectric generating station generates approximately 112,648 MWh of renewable energy per year.

River System: Michipicoten River
Nameplate Capacity: 23 MW
OPA Contracted Capacity: 23 MW
Operator: Brookfield
Technology: Hydroelectric
Turbines: One Kaplan turbine
Originally Built: 1959
Coordinate:

84° 30' 13.13" W, 47° 57' 35.26" N

OPA Contract Term Commencement Date: December 1, 2009

Links:

Brookfield Renewable Power Fund
http://www.brpfund.com/

Brookfield Renewable Power
http://www.brookfieldpower.com/

Project Contacts:

Ontario Power Authority

Media and Public Relations
T. 416-969-6307 or
 1-800-797-9604

Brookfield Renewable Power

Zev Korman
Investor Relations and Communications
T. 416-359-1955