Guthega is a 60MW hydro power project. It is located on Snowy river/basin in New South Wales, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||60||60||–||Active||New South Wales, Australia||Snowy Hydro|
The project is developed and owned by Snowy Hydro.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 1.604 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 246.9m. Guthega underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2017 – 2019. The project cost is $13m.
The project construction commenced in 1951 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1955.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 turbines, each with 30MW nameplate capacity.
Andritz Hydro supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 45 MVA.
About Snowy Hydro
Snowy Hydro Ltd (Snowy Hydro), a Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise, is an integrated energy utility. It has presence in the entire energy cycle, including production, supply, trading and retail of electricity in the National Electricity Market, and providing risk management financial hedge contracts to wholesale customers. The company produces electricity using the gas, solar, hydro and diesel sources. Snowy Hydro captures, stores, diverts water and releases it for the use of irrigators, town water supplies, and environment. It operates plants in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Snowy Hydro is headquartered in Cooma, New South Wales, Australia.
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