Historic Sites of Manitoba: Jenpeg Generating Station (Nelson River, Northern Manitoba)

Constructed between 1972 and 1979, the Jenpeg Generating Station on the Nelson River generates electricity for Manitoba Hydro and regulates the outflow of Lake Winnipeg.

Jenpeg Generating Station

Jenpeg Generating Station (March 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N54.54426, W98.02387
denoted by symbol on the map above


“Jenpeg project concrete poured,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 July 1973, page 5.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2023

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