Dependable Turbines Ltd.



Made in Canada


Boston Bar Hydro

British Columbia, Canada



Turbines: Two, 0.65 m, two nozzle Turgos


Generators: Two, 3450 KW Kato @ 900 RPM


Rated head: 191 M


Rated flow: 2.3 M3/sec each

This facility was built by Algonquin Power Corp. which is an Independent Power Producer (IPP). The system has a low pressure penstock, surge tower and a high pressure penstock. The tail water discharges into the Fraser River. Power is sold to a utility by means of high tension power lines passing by this facility.



Boston Bar Hydro Water Intake
The intake works in the hills above.

Boston Bar Turgo Hydro Turbine
One of the two 3450 KW turbine generator units.

Boston Bar Hydropower Plant
Power house on bank of Fraser River.

Boston Bar Hydro Switchgear and Control Panels
Switch gear and control equipment.


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Dependable Turbines Ltd. 17930 Roan Place Surrey, B. C. Canada V3S 5K1
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