John Butters is a 143MW hydro power project. It is located on King river/basin in Tasmania, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1992.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 143 143 Active Tasmania, Australia


The project is currently owned by Hydro-Electric.

The net head of the project is 184m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1992.

Contractors Involved

Fuji Electric was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 143MW nameplate capacity.

Fuji Electric supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 160 MVA.


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