The 4.6 Megawatt Brian J. Gallagher Generating Station came online on April 9, 2010.

 

 News & Notes February 15, 2017

Flows have been at or near the average for this time of year, for the past month. As a result, the generating station is operating at very close to full capacity. We expect flows to rise again this weekend, with warmer weather causing some snow melt.

We are still awaiting replies from various agencies relating to our proposed Permit To Take Water amendment. The proposal is to temporarily elminate the 2.2 cubic metres per second compensation flow requirement during drought conditions where the flow is below 6.5 cms during the period of November 15th to March 15. With the present flows, we will not require this amendment this year. We are moving forward with the amendment request to protect the station in future years where low flows may exist in winter conditions.

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 News & Notes January 9, 2017

Flows have increased significantly over the past few weeks. The flow was down around 7 cubic metres per second two weeks ago and is now close to 25 cms, Despite the huge increase, the flow is still only at about 60% of the historical average for this time of year.

 

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Mississippi River Power Corp. is the generation side of the former Almonte Hydro. The Corporation of the Town of Mississippi Mills owns 100% of the shares in MRPC.

Mississippi River Power Corp. owns and operates a 4.6 Megawatt Generating Station in Almonte, Ontario. This station was built in 2008-09 and came online on April 9, 2010.

 

"Mississippi River Power Corp. is committed to generating clean, reliable power, while continually improving efficiency, providing a reasonable return to the shareholder and remaining a good corporate citizen."

 

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