Gregory County Pumped Storage Project is a 1,800MW hydro power project. It is planned on Missouri River river/basin in South Dakota, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,800||–||1,800||Permitting||South Dakota, the US||Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency.
Gregory County Pumped Storage Project is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 57.973 million cubic meter. 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 2 in number. The penstock length will be 3,048m. The penstock diameter will be 9.753m. The project is expected to generate 3,000 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $2,200m.
The hydro power project consists of 8 turbines, each with 150MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 8 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.
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