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January 10, 2022

Box Canyon, US

By Carmen

Box Canyon is a 90MW hydro power project. It is located on Pend Oreille river/basin in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 90 90 Active Washington, the US Pend Oreille County Public Utility District

Description

The project is developed and owned by Pend Oreille County Public Utility District.

Box Canyon is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project are 14m and 13.7m respectively. The project generated 430.746 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955.

Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of kaplan turbine with 15MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of kaplan turbines, each with 22.5MW nameplate capacity.

Elliott supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 25 MVA.

About Pend Oreille County Public Utility District

Pend Oreille County Public Utility District (Pend Oreille PUD) is an electric utility that provides electricity, water and related services. The utility offers services such as power supplying, energy efficiency, energy savings tips, rates and customer, engineering services, electricity distribution, and water services. It provides water conservation, energy safety, tree trimming, power outages, billing, payment options, wholesale broadband services, online bill payment options, transmission interconnection services and other services. Pend Oreille PUD provides application for service, budget payment plan, new electrical and electric rates. The utility operates through individual water distribution sub divisions. Pend Oreille PUD is headquartered in Newport, Washington, the US.

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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