Merwin is a 136MW hydro power project. It is located on Lewis river/basin in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1931.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||136||136||–||Active||Washington, the US|
The project is currently owned by PacifiCorp.
Merwin is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 520.22 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 3 in number. The penstock length is 45.72m. The penstock diameter is 4.755m.
The project got commissioned in 1931.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.
The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Renewable Energy and Westinghouse Electric.
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