Melton Hill is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Clinch river/basin in Tennessee, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1964.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72 72 Active Tennessee, the US


The project is currently owned by Tennessee Valley Authority.

Melton Hill is a run-of-river project. The project generated 141.188 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 36MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1964.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Huntsville Utilities under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 2 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 40 MVA.


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