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November 29, 2021

Lower Granite, US

By Carmen

Lower Granite is an 810MW hydro power project. It is located on Snake river/basin in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1975.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 810 810 Active Washington, the US

Description

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

Lower Granite is a run-of-river project.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1965 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1975.

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Contractors Involved

The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Allis-Chalmers Power Systems and Andritz Hydro.

The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Renewable Energy and Westinghouse Electric.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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