Generating station overview – Keeyask

  • Net capacity: 695 megawatts.
  • Average annual energy production: 4,400 gigawatt hours.
  • Flooded land area: approximately 45 square kilometres (may gradually increase due to erosion).
  • Total reservoir area: Approximately 93 square kilometres.
  • Generator units: 7.
  • Construction period: Approximately 7 years.
  • Targeted in-service dates: First unit in 2019, all units commissioned by 2021.
  • Projected cost: $6.5 billion (January 2013).

Keeyask Generating Station Project overview presentation (PDF, 4.76 MB).

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