Claytor is a 75MW hydro power project. It is located on New river/basin in Virginia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1939.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 75 75 Active Virginia, the US American Electric Power Services


The project was developed by American Electric Power Services and is currently owned by Appalachian Power.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 277.53 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 110m. The project generated 184.384 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1939.

Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Newport News Industrial and Voith Hydro Holding.

Westinghouse Electric supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 20.83 MVA.


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