Laurel is a 61MW hydro power project. It is located on Laurel river/basin in Kentucky, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1977.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 61 61 Active Kentucky, the US


The project is currently owned by US Army Corps of Engineers with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 536.99 million cubic meter. The project generated 67 GWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1977.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to East Kentucky Power Cooperative under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Allis-Chalmers Power Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 61MW nameplate capacity.

General Electric supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 67.77 MVA.


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