Hydroelectric Power Stations in Quebec
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Beauharnois Generating Station
Come visit Beauharnois generating station, one of the world’s largest hydropower facilities, located about 40 kilometres from Montréal. You’re sure to be impressed by its 36 generating units: stretched out over nearly a kilometre, they make this station ...
 
Daniel-Johnson Dam and Manic-5 Generating Station
Let yourself be mesmerized by Daniel-Johnson dam (Manic-5), the largest multiple-arch-and-buttress dam in the world. Bridging the magnificent Manicouagan valley, its unique design is a true monument to Québec engineering. Whether you stand at the foot ...
 
Carillon Generating Station
Located on the border of Québec and Ontario, Carillon is the most powerful generating station on the Rivière des Outaouais (Ottawa River). It was also the first generating station built by French-speaking engineers, back in the 1960s. Erected near the ...
 
Romaine-1 Generating Station
Visit Romaine-1 generating station for a one-of-a-kind experience. In Havre-Saint-Pierre, visit all three levels of Romaine-1 generating station. Go under a penstock and feel the power of water used to generate electricity. View unique images of a 400 ...
 
Robert-Bourassa Generating Facility
Calling everyone who loves nature and spectacular northern vistas: Why not take the Route Billy-Diamond see where all that energy comes from? At the end of the road lies the Robert-Bourassa development. Climb aboard a bus to discover the sheer immensity ...
 
Îles-de-la-Madeleine Generating Station
Visit Îles-de-la-Madeleine generating station, the largest diesel-powered thermal generating station in Québec. The Îles-de-la-Madeleine have always relied on fuel oil to meet their energy needs, and this power plant supplies electricity to a population ...
 
Rivière-des-Prairies Generating Station
Rivière-des-Prairies generating station has stood proudly between the Montréal and Laval shores since the 1930s. Come learn about this run-of-river facility and the introduction of electricity in the Montréal region. Then, follow your guide to the turbine ...
 
Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)
What are the main parts of a hydropower facility? How does it work? You’ll find out when you visit Jean-Lesage generating station and one of the world’s largest gravity dams ! You’ll see a 400-tonne rotor spinning over your head and feel the immense power ...
 
La Grande-1 Generating Station
After your visit to the Robert-Bourassa generating facility, get back on the road and see the look outs of the last generating station on the Grande Rivière: La Grande-1. This run-of river generating station is also home to impressive plant and wildlife ...
 
Première-Chute Generating Station
Visiting the Première-Chute generating station is discovering Quebec's genius and know-how in construction. It's also having a great family activity, free and informative. You may now have access to the new information center which includes scale models ...