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Roddickton Hydro Plant

Year of Service: 1980
Plant Capacity: 0.4 megawatt (MW)

The Roddickton Hydro Plant is located near the Town of Roddickton on the Northern Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland. The single unit plant is located on Marble Brook and is supplied with water through a buried polyethelene penstock. The turbine is a horizontal shaft, two cell cross flow machine operating under a net head of 42 m, with design flow of 1.3 cubic meters per second and produces 400 kW.