Murray I is a 950MW hydro power project. It is located on Lake Eucumbene river/basin in New South Wales, Australia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1966.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||950||950||–||Active||New South Wales, Australia||Snowy Hydro|
The project is developed and owned by Snowy Hydro.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 21.1 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 460.2m. Murray I underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2012-2017.
The project got commissioned in 1966.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 10 units of francis turbines, each with 95MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 10 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 102.7 MVA.
About Snowy Hydro
Snowy Hydro Ltd (Snowy Hydro), a Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise, is an integrated energy utility. It has presence in the entire energy cycle, including production, supply, trading and retail of electricity in the National Electricity Market, and providing risk management financial hedge contracts to wholesale customers. The company produces electricity using the gas, solar, hydro and diesel sources. Snowy Hydro captures, stores, diverts water and releases it for the use of irrigators, town water supplies and environment. It operates plants in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Snowy Hydro is headquartered in Cooma, New South Wales, Australia.
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