NORCAN World of Projects

Ontario, Canada

NORCAN Short Survey of Installed Projects by Turbine Types

FRANCIS Turbine Conventional

Smooth Rocks Falls 10.2 MW, Ontario

Complete power plant generating unit modernization of the 105 years old hydropower plant in operation since 1916, which had an existing power output of 7.4 MW. The two new NORCAN FRANCIS vertical turbines of 10.9 MW combined increased the power output by + 38% with the same structure (no civil work), same rated head, same rated flows! 10.2 MW Installed Capacity 2 x FRANCIS Vertical 5134kW 128.5 RPM ∅ 100-in (2544mm). NORCAN scope of supply included the complete reassembly and installation of two dismantled 100-t generators due to logistics and the powerhouse crane capacity limitation challenges. Rotor poles, stator coils installation with coils brazing connections, testing, and commissioning. NORCAN is your dependable holistic hydroelectric power plant system integrator & solutions provider. Best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A. You can depend on Team NORCAN for your hydroelectric projects for a highly efficient W2W package increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future, supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations.

Minden 1.9 MW, Ontario

NORCAN New runner and distributor modernization 1 x FRANCIS Vertical 300 RPM ∅ 50.35-in (1497-mm) 1900 kW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output significantly increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of supply Engineering, R&D Reverse Engineering, Manufacturing, Fabrication of the Turbine runner and Distributor, dismantling, installation and commissioning, best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

FRANCIS Turbine Camelback, FRANCIS Turbine Quad Camelback

Chaudière Falls GS2 - 12 MW, Ontario

Modernization 3 x new NORCAN FRANCIS Quad Camelback with Wicket Gates regulation runners Ø 64-in (1320-mm) 164 RPM 2 x 1MW + 2 x 1 MW = 4MW per shaft line x 3 units = 12 MW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output with NORCAN Exclusive Wicket Gates regulation with enhanced casing geometries for top efficiencies significantly increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of supply Engineering, R&D, Manufacturing, Fabrication of the Turbines, dismantling, installation and commissioning, best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

Sturgeon Falls 3 & 7 - 3.8 MW, Ontario

Modernization with 2 x new NORCAN FRANCIS Camelback with Wicket Gates regulation runners Ø 52-in (1320-mm) 240 RPM 2 x 1.9 MW = 3.8MW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output with NORCAN Exclusive Wicket Gates regulation with enhanced casing geometries for top efficiencies significantly increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of supply Engineering, R&D, Manufacturing, Fabrication of the Turbines, dismantling, installation and commissioning, best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

Mc Vittie U1 & U2 - 3 MW, Ontario

Modernization 2 x new NORCAN FRANCIS Camelback with Wicket Gates regulation runners Ø 50-in (1270-1270-mm) 257 RPM 2 x 1500 kW = 3 MW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output with NORCAN Exclusive Wicket Gates regulation with enhanced casing geometries for top efficiencies significantly increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of supply Engineering, R&D, Manufacturing, Fabrication of Turbines, dismantling, installation and commissioning, best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

FRANCIS Twin Runners Double Discharge

South River 0.75 MW, Ontario

Turbine modernization with generator and 1 x new NORCAN FRANCIS Twin Double Discharge Ø 25-in (635-mm) 600 RPM 750 kW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output significantly increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of supply Engineering, R&D, Manufacturing, Fabrication of Turbines, supply of Balance of Plant, Generators, dismantling, installation and commissioning, best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

KAPLAN Vertical Double Regulation Turbine

Ragged Rapids 4.0 MW, Ontario

Runner Modernization with 1 x new NORCAN KAPLAN Double Regulated Ø 101.4-in (2580-mm) 200 RPM 4.0MW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output significantly increasing the annual energy production for a sustainable future supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the turbine and Wicket Gates, Dismantling, Installation, and Commissioning with best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

KAPLAN Axial Flow S-Type Turbine

Cascade Street 3.2 MW, Ontario

A new greenfield power plant with an interesting historic background replacing an old hydroelectric generating station was first built in 1896 with 2 x 75 kW. In 1898 the plant was upgraded with two additional Charles and BARBER Turbines totaling 425 kW NORCAN is your total OEM, Repair and Modernization Center for BARBER Turbines). At that time, the plant was known as the Parry Sound's first power plant. A new powerhouse was built in 1919 with 930 kW with an additional small unit of 420 kW. In 2017 the Cascade Street Generating Station was modernized with a significant expansion with NORCAN modern generating unit with Water to Wire. 1 x new NORCAN KAPLAN Axial Flow S-Type Ø 90.5-in (2300-mm) 240 RPM 3.2MW with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output with significant sustainable annual energy production supporting climate resilience for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning. NORCAN best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A, is honored to have their high performance generating modern equipment in such architecturally outstanding and aesthetic designed powerhouse. So well integrated into the landscape, developed and owned by Bracebridge Generation Ltd.

Bracebridge Falls 2.44 MW, Ontario 4 X times the power output increase from 600 kW to 2446 kW

A new greenfield power plant replacing an old hydroelectric generating station originally built in 1901. A redevelopment expansion to over four times its original generating capacity with a new powerhouse and modern generating unit with 1 x new NORCAN KAPLAN S-Type from 600 kW to 2446 kW gain in power output - 257 RPM – New KAPLAN runner diameter 2108-mm / 83-in. 2.44 MW KAPLAN S-Type with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries, new generator, and W2W delivery drastically increasing the annual energy production with reliable, sustainable energy to support the climate resilience, with decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning with best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

Wilson Falls 2.44 MW, Ontario over 4 X times the power output increase from 600 kW to 2721 kW

A new greenfield power plant replacing an old hydroelectric generating station originally built in 1901. A redevelopment expansion to over four-times its original generating capacity with a new powerhouse and modern generating unit with 1 x new NORCAN KAPLAN S-Type from 600 kW to 2721 kW gain in power output - 277 RPM – New NORCAN KAPLAN runner diameter 2108-mm / 83-in. 2.44 MW KAPLAN S-Type with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries, new generator, and W2W delivery drastically increasing the annual energy production with reliable, sustainable energy to support the climate resilience, with decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning with Best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

High Falls 2.6 MW, Ontario over 4 X times the power output increase from 560 kW to 2600 kW

A new greenfield power plant replacing an old hydroelectric generating station was originally built in 1948. A redevelopment expansion to over four times its original generating capacity with a new powerhouse and modern generating unit with 1 x new NORCAN KAPLAN S-Type from 560 kW to 2600 kW gain in power output - 327 RPM – New KAPLAN runner diameter 1700-mm / 67-in. 2.6 MW KAPLAN S-Type with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries, new generator, and W2W delivery drastically increasing the annual energy production with reliable, sustainable energy to support the climate resilience, with decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning with best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

KAPLAN Axial Flow Saxo (Z-Type KAPLAN)

Renfrew Thomas Low 4.0 MW, Ontario

A new greenfield power plant replacing an old hydroelectric generating station was originally built over 100 years ago. A development expansion with a new powerhouse and modern generating units doubling the capacity of the two existing power plants with Water to Wire delivery and 2 x new NORCAN KAPLAN Axial Flow Saxo 55-in (1400-mm) diameter 514 RPM 2MW, 4MW total installed capacity with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output significantly increasing the sustainable annual energy production supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning with best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

Elliot Falls 1.6 MW, Ontario

A new greenfield power plant replacing an old hydroelectric generating station was originally built over 100 years ago. A development expansion with a new powerhouse and modern generating units doubling the capacity of the two existing power plants with Water to Wire delivery and 2 x new NORCAN KAPLAN Axial Flow Saxo 59-in (1500-mm) diameter 330 RPM 800 kW, 1.6MW total installed capacity with NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output significantly increasing the sustainable annual energy production supporting building climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning with best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

Shand Dam 0.8 MW, Ontario

Brownfield Project 1 x new NORCAN KAPLAN Axial Flow Saxo Ø 37.4-in (950-mm) 600 RPM 0.8MW with modern hydraulic geometries NORCAN modern hydraulic geometries for more power output significantly increasing the sustainable annual energy production supporting the climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, Generator and W2W supply, Installation, and Commissioning with best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

Propeller Turbine Vertical Open Pit Axial Flow Single Regulations

Kenora Falls 6 MW, Ontario

Modernization Project with Water to Wire for 6 x new NORCAN Propeller Vertical Open Pit Axial Flow Single Regulated Ø 87.79-in (2230-mm) 200 RPM 1MW, 6MW total installed capacity. Considering the existing site-specific with unique flow duration curve, hydraulic profile, rated head, limited options for civil work, focusing on a significant increase of the annual energy production consideration. The NORCAN Propeller turbine Vertical Open Pit Axial Flow with Wicket Gates Regulation was the optimal solution over the KAPLAN turbine. Turbine, Generators supply delivering more power output with a significant increase of the sustainable annual energy production supporting climate resilience while maximizing the power plant revenue for decades of dependable operations. NORCAN scope of work included engineering, R&D, Design, Project Management, Manufacturing of the Turbine, supply of the Generator and W2W, Installation, and Commissioning with the best quality made in Canada with core components sourced in Canada and the U.S.A.

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