Eagle Mountain is a 1,300MW hydro power project. It is planned in California, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,300||–||1,300||Permitting||California, the US||Eagle Crest Energy; NextEra Energy|
The project is being developed by Eagle Crest Energy and NextEra Energy. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.
Eagle Mountain is a pumped storage project. The gross head of the project will be 426.72m. 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, is expected to be 4 in number. The penstock length will be 152.4m. The penstock diameter will be 4.572m. The project is expected to generate 4,308 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $2,500m.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 325MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.
About NextEra Energy
NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) is an electric power and energy infrastructure company. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity; and holds investments in gas infrastructure assets. The company produces power using nuclear, coal, oil, natural gas, wind and solar sources. NEE also purchases electricity for resale, and provides risk management services related to power and gas consumption. It serves residential, commercial, industrial, wholesale and other customers in Florida; and owns, develops, constructs, manages and operates electricity generation facilities in the US and Canada wholesale energy markets. NEE is headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida, the US.
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