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January 12, 2022

Pit 3, US

By Carmen

Pit 3 is an 80.1MW hydro power project. It is located on pit river/basin in California, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1925.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 80.1 80.1 Active California, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by PG&E.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 51.654 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 hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 26.7MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in 1925.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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