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January 25, 2022

Canyon Ferry, US

By Carmen

Canyon Ferry is a 50MW hydro power project. It is located on Missouri river/basin in Montana, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1949 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1953.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 50 50 Active Montana, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 2,529 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 38m. 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 3 in number. The penstock diameter is 4.115m. Canyon Ferry underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2022. The project generated 291.82 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 16.67MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1949 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1953.

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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