|La Grande-3 Generating Station|
|Official name||La Grande-3|
|Location||Baie-James, Quebec, Canada|
|Dam and spillways|
|Impounds||La Grande River|
|Spillway capacity||10,000 m3/s (350,000 cu ft/s)|
|Creates||La Grande-3 Reservoir|
|Surface area||2,420 km (1,504 mi)|
|Hydraulic head||79.2 m (260 ft)|
|Turbines||12 × 201.5 MW (Francis turbine)|
|Installed capacity||2,418 MW|
Hydro-Québec, The La Grande Complex visitor booklet, 2004, ISBN 2-550-41276-1
The La Grande-3 or LG-3 is a hydroelectric dam on the La Grande River in northern Quebec, part of Hydro-Québec's James Bay Project. The station can generate 2,418 MW and was commissioned in 1982-1984. It generates electricity through the reservoir and dam system. The dam and reservoir both are named La Grande-3.
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