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Hydroelectric

Forestville

Built in 1954 and renovated in the 1990s, Forestville hydroelectric installations are located at the point of contact between the Saint-Laurent and the Sault aux Cochons Rivers (Côte-Nord region). Thanks to its 12 MW total installed capacity, the dam supplies nearly 3,000 people annually in electricity.

Hydroelectric
In operation

Contact

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POWER 12 MW
Facility Reservoir
Flow 40 m³/s
Head 19.6 m
River Sault-aux-Cochons River
Client Hydro-Québec
Renovation Forestville 1 in 1995
Equivalence in individuals supplied with electricity annually 2,987 people
Equivalence in tons of CO2 avoided annually 8,216 tons of CO2

¹ International Energy Agency (IEA) 2013