Sir Adam Beck Hydroelectric Power Stations are two hydro electric power stations in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. Niagara Falls is a Canadian City of 82184 residents Geography and Climate Niagara Falls Ontario Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page The stations divert water from the Niagara River above the falls which flows back into the lower portion of the river, and together produce up to 1,600 MW. 
Adam Beck I contains 10 generators and first produced power in 1922. It was originally called the Queenston Chippawa power station and was renamed after Adam Beck in 1950 on the twenty fifth anniversary of his death. Sir Adam Beck (June 20 1857 &ndash August 15 1925 was a politician and hydro- Electricity advocate who founded the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The water is diverted through a canal from the Welland River. The Welland River is a river in the Niagara Region of southern Ontario which flows from its headwaters south of Hamilton Ontario to empty into the
Adam Beck II contains 16 generators and first produced power in 1954. The water is diverted from the Niagara River above the falls through underground pipes. The Niagara River flows to the north from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. A reservoir was created that permits the holding of water, diverted during the night, for use during the day. Adam Beck II is currently undergoing major modification in the form of the Niagara Tunnel Project in order to improve its generation output. The Niagara Tunnel Project is the most recent in a series of additions to the Sir Adam Beck Hydroelectric generation complex in Niagara Falls, Ontario This new tunnel is expected to be in operation by late 2009.
The Chippawa-Queenston Power Canal diverts water from the Welland River to the stations. The Welland River is a river in the Niagara Region of southern Ontario which flows from its headwaters south of Hamilton Ontario to empty into the A larger water reservoir stores water behind the station.