Moose Rapids is a run-of-river hydroelectric facility with installed capacity of one MW, located on the Wanapitei River, near Sudbury, in northern Ontario. This wholly-owned facility utilizes two, Canadian Hydro Components, slant axis fixed-blade propeller mini turbines and one slant axis adjustable-speed Andritz Kaplan mini turbine with three Siemens generators. This facility began commercial operations in November 1997. Generation from this facility is sold to the OPA pursuant to a PPA that terminates in 2030. Management believes that the estimated annual gross generation from the facility will be approximately five GWh.
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