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Hinds Lake Hydroelectric Generating Station

Facility Head: 214 metres
Year of Service: 1980
Plant Capacity: 75 megawatts (MW)
Annual Energy: 340 gigawatt hours (GWh)

The Hinds Lake Development is located on the eastern shore of Grand Lake and makes use of 220 m of head between Hinds Lake on the Buchan’s plateau and Grand Lake.

The Plant operates under an average net head of 214 m. The rated flow 40 m3/s generates 75 MW of electrical power with an average annual production of 340. The unit, which is equipped with a Francis turbine, was first synchronized in 1980.