Camino is a 150MW hydro power project. It is located on Silver Creek river/basin in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1963.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 150 150 Active California, the US


The project is currently owned by Sacramento Municipal Utility District.

Camino is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.01 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 300m. 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 length is 468m. The penstock diameter is 1.5m. Camino underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2000.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1963.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by American Hydro and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 1 electric generator for the project.


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