Flaming Gorge is a 151.95MW hydro power project. It is located on Green river/basin in Utah, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||151.95||151.95||–||Active||Utah, the US|
The project is currently owned by U.S. Department of the Interior with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 4,673.286 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 121.92m. 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 3.048m. Flaming Gorge underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1990-1992; 2005-2008. The project generated 500 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $65.3m.
The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 50.6MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 1958 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.
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