Jones Falls (2.4 MW) - Elgin: Cataraqui River

Jones Falls Generating Station is a three-unit hydroelectric station located on the Cataraqui River in Elgin, Ontario. The station has been in service since 1949. The station has an installed capacity of 2.4 MW at a head of 18.3 metres.

The station is run-of-river without storage capability. The headwork consists of a stone arch dam. The concrete intake is equipped with steel trashracks and uses stoplogs to control water. Three pressure-treated wood stave penstocks convey water to the concrete powerhouse. Water is discharged into the Cataraqui River.

The station is connected to Canadian Niagara Power’s 26 kV circuit 27-11 from the Gananoque main substation.

This hydroelectric generating station generates approximately 7,039 MWh of renewable energy per year.

Location: Elgin, Ontario
River System: Cataraqui River
Nameplate Capacity: 2.4 MW
OPA Contracted Capacity: 2.4 MW
Operator: Fortis Properties Corporation
Technology: Hydroelectric
Turbines: Three Francis turbines
Originally Built: 1949
Coordinate: 44° 32' 51.28" N, 76° 14' 12.02" W

Project Contacts:

Ontario Power Authority

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