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January 11, 2022

Allatoona Lake, US

By Carmen

Allatoona Lake is an 85.1MW hydro power project. It is located on Etowah river/basin in Georgia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1954.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 85.1 85.1 Active Georgia, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by US Army Corps of Engineers with a stake of 100%.

Allatoona Lake is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 826 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, are 1 in number. The penstock diameter is 1.676m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1954.

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Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Allis-Chalmers Power Systems and Voith Hydro Holding.

Westinghouse Electric supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 2.5 MVA.

Westinghouse Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 40 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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