Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant

Coordinates: 49°33′39″N 113°53′45″W / 49.56083°N 113.89583°W / 49.56083; -113.89583
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Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant
  • Canada
LocationMunicipal District of Pincher Creek No. 9, near Pincher Creek, Alberta
Coordinates49°33′39″N 113°53′45″W / 49.56083°N 113.89583°W / 49.56083; -113.89583
Commission date2003
Construction cost$34 million[1]
Owner(s)Atco Power
Piikani Nation
Thermal power station
Primary fuelHydro
Power generation
Nameplate capacity32 MW

Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant is a run-of-river hydroelectric power station owned by Atco Power (75%) and Piikani Nation (25%). The plant is located on the Oldman River near in Pincher Creek, Alberta, Canada. The plant is primarily used to supply power onto the Alberta grid.[2]


The plant consists of:

  • Two horizontal axis Francis turbines, (VA Tech Bouvier Canada with GE generators).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "ATCO Power opens Oldman River plant". Power Engineering. 2003-10-03. Retrieved 2021-02-28.
  2. ^ "Oldman River Hydroelectric Plant". Retrieved 2012-05-24.