Powell River, British Columbia
The Jimmie Creek 62 MW hydropower project is a run-of-river development located in the Toba Valley within the traditional territory of the Klahoose First Nation. The facility is connected to an existing 230 kV transmission line which runs from Toba Valley to the BC Hydro Transmission system at Saltery Bay. An EPCM project, Jimmie Creek provides clean energy to local communities with minimized environmental impact. Working in close collaboration with Alterra Power Corp., the project was completed ahead of schedule and under budget, with a safety track record of over 748,000 hours performed with zero Lost Time Injuries. The project now produces up to 159,000 MWh of renewable energy to the grid annually, providing power to approximately 14,500 homes.
Canadian Consulting Engineer article