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BC Hydro at work: Enormous turbine travels through Kansas on route to Mica Dam

Jan. 21, 2013: On Friday, a 65 metre long truck travelled through Hays, Kansas carrying a 137.5-tonne Francis turbine (runner) to Mica Dam north of Revelstoke. The runner will arrive in B.C. this spring and power the fifth generating unit at Mica Dam, which is expected to be in service October 2014.

Francis turbine for Mica Dam on truck in Kansas full size