Manapouri is an 800MW hydro power project. It is located on Lake Manapouri river/basin in Southland, New Zealand. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1969.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||800||800||–||Active||Southland, New Zealand|
The project is currently owned by Meridian Energy.
Manapouri underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2002-2008.
The project construction commenced in 1964 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1969.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 7 units of francis turbines, each with 122MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding supplied 7 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 135 MVA.
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