(c) Frank Baumann

Quottoon Region of Hydroelectric Projects


The Quottoon Region of run-of-river hydroelectric projects consists of 7 potential projects located on separate creeks or rivers. Each project would interconnect to a transmission line built to tie into the BC Hydro grid near Prince Rupert.



Estimated 53.6 MW



Located approximately 25 km north of Prince Rupert, BC, the projects are situated on Toon River, Toon River Tributary North, McShane Creek, Lachmach River, Marion Creek, , Quottoon Inlet Tributary, and Toon Middle North Tributary which either flow into the Quottoon Inlet or the Work Channel.


Host First Nations:

Lax Kw'alaams and Metlakatla (and any other regional First Nations as may be required)


Current Status:

Hydrologic assessments, environmental assessments, and preliminary engineering are underway.