Camp Three Rapids

Location Kapuskasing, On
Installed Capacity 5.5 MW
Generating Flow 40 m³/s per turbine
Total Investment 27 millions $
Annual Production 21 641 MWh
Construction 18 months
Commissioning Sprint 2013

Project Camp Three Rapids

The main characteristics of the facility are :

  • The powerhouse, intake (110 m) and tailrace canal (75 m) are located on the left bank of the river.
  • The overflow weir is 120 m in length, and is comprised of two 45-m long rubber dams. The concrete base of the weir varies from 1 to 2 m in height, and is topped with a 2.0-m diameter rubber dam.
  • An approximately 9.3 km long head pond that covers an additional surface area of 64.5 ha. Normal operating level is 229.60 m.
  • The powerhouse is equipped with two S-Shape turbines, each with a capacity of 2.75 MW.