Scott Falls Generating Station (22.0 MW) - Michipicoten River

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The Scott Falls Generating Station is a two-unit hydroelectric station located on the Michipicoten River. The station was built in 1952, and has an installed capacity of 22.0 MW at a head of 23.3 metres.

Located 3 km downstream from Dunford, this station is the most downstream of four station on the Michipicoten River. The forebay of Hollingsworth, the most upstream of the stations, serves as the main storage reservoir for this station.

Scott Falls is connected to the existing Hydro One circuit at Scott #1 and #2, and connects to D.A. Watson TS.

This hydroelectric generating station generates approximately 109,704 MWh of renewable energy per year.

River System: Michipicoten River
Contract Capacity: 22.0 MW
Nameplate Capacity: 22.4 MW
Operator: Brookfield
Technology: Hydroelectric, run-of-river
Turbines: One vertical-axis Kaplan turbine
One diagonal-flow turbine
Originally Built: 1952
Coordinate: 84° 44' 41.29" W, 47° 54' 36.66" N
OPA Contract Term Commencement Date: December 1, 2009


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