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Gregory County Pumped Storage Project is a 1,800MW hydro power project. It is planned on Missouri River river/basin in South Dakota, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency.

Gregory County Pumped Storage Project is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 57.973 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock length will be 3,048m. The penstock diameter will be 9.753m. The project is expected to generate 3,000 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 8 turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 8 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.