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November 26, 2021

Black Canyon PSP, US

By Carmen

Black Canyon PSP is a 700MW hydro power project. It is planned in Wyoming, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2028.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 700 700 Permitting Wyoming, the US Black Canyon Hydro; Gridflex Energy


The project is being developed by Black Canyon Hydro and Gridflex Energy. The project is currently owned by Black Canyon Hydro.

Black Canyon PSP is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 324m. The project is expected to generate 1,839.6 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $1,800m.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 100MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 133.3MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2028.


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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