Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)
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Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2) 

Site access: Route 389, 22 kilometres (14 miles) from Baie-Comeau.
Baie-Comeau (Qc), Canada
G4Z 3B1
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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 of the eight generating units. Be sure to visit the Georges Dor building to see an exhibition about 735-kV transmission lines, the technology that revolutionized electricity transmission around the world. You won’t want to miss it! Only 20 minutes from Baie-Comeau.Important: Visitors must comply with certain obligations. Be sure to read the Schedule and practical information section of our Web site.

Jean-Lesage Generating Station (Manic-2)
June 24 to August 31, 2019. Daily at 9 am, 11 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.
Site access: Route 389, 22 kilometres (14 miles) from Baie-Comeau.
Baie-Comeau (Qc), Canada
G4Z 3B1

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