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Raging River

Raging River is located near Port Alice, BC on Vancouver Island.

The project consists of two single runner Francis turbines driving 4.5 MW generators for a total of 9 MW of generation. The project is unique in that it is using an existing 100 year old dam structure that was used to power a mine and its townsite in the forest between Port Alice and Port McNeill.

Prime Engineering is designing all electrical and controls for the facility as well as supplying a large amount of the electrical equipment and will be a integral part of the commissioning of the facility.

Our scope includes:


  • Balance of plant
  • Protection and controls
  • Substation and interconnection
  • Grounding
  • Neutral ground cabinets
  • Control panels
  • Communications
  • BC Hydro SCADA and communications
  • Utility liaison

Major Equipment Supply:

  • HV outdoor circuit breakers
  • Main power transformers
  • Main control panel
  • Intake control panel
  • Neutral ground cabinets
  • Station service equipment


  • HV substation
  • Grounding
  • Controls
  • Major electrical generating equipment
  • Communications

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