Hiwassee is a 70.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Hiwassee river/basin in North Carolina, the US. 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1940. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by Tennessee Valley Authority with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 535.01 million cubic meter.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1940.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Huntsville Utilities under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Newport News Industrial was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 1 turbine with 70.6MW nameplate capacity.

Westinghouse Electric supplied electric generator(s) for the project.

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This content was updated on 10 July 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.