Parker Dam is a 120MW hydro power project. It is located on Colorado river/basin in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1934 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1942.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||120||120||–||Active||California, the US|
The project is currently owned by U.S. Department of the Interior with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 797.079 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 21.9m. 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 4 in number. The penstock diameter is 6.706m. Parker Dam underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2005-2010. The project generated 453.807 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 30MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction commenced in 1934 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1942.
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