Pit 6 is a 79.2MW 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 1965.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||79.2||79.2||–||Active||California, the US|
The project is currently owned by Pacific Gas and Electric.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 19.265 million cubic meter. The gross head of the project is 47.244m. 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 2 in number. The penstock diameter is 5.486m. The project generated 373.8 GWh of electricity.
The project got commissioned in 1965.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 39.6MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 unit of francis turbine with 45.54MW nameplate capacity.
Westinghouse Electric supplied 1 electric generator for the project. The generator capacity is 44 MVA.
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