Atiamuri is a 74MW hydro power project. It is located on Waikato river/basin in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1953 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1958. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Mercury NZ.

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 project generated 305 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 21MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1953 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1958.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy supplied 7 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 23.3 MVA.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.