Libby is a 525MW hydro power project. It is located on Kootenai river/basin in Montana, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1975.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 525 525 Active Montana, the US


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

Libby is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7,429.77 million cubic meter.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1975.

Contractors Involved

Allis-Chalmers Power Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 105MW nameplate capacity.

Westinghouse Electric supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 110.52 MVA.


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