Ludington is a 2,072MW hydro power project. It is located on Lake Michigan river/basin in Michigan, 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 multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1969 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973. Buy the profile here.
The project is developed and owned by Consumers Energy and DTE Electric. The company's ownership stake in the project stands as 51% and 49% respectively.
Ludington is a pumped storage project. 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 6 in number. The penstock length is 91.44m. Ludington underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2015.Ludington (Ludington Phases 1,2,4(Rehabilitated)) underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2013-2016. The project cost is $400m.
Ludington (Ludington Phases 3,6 (To Be Rehabilitated)) consists of 2 units of pump turbines with 312MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction commenced in 1969 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1973.
Ludington (Ludington Phases 1,2,4(Rehabilitated)) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions pump turbines. The phase consists of 3 turbines with 360MW nameplate capacity.
Ludington (Ludington Phases Unit-5(Under-Rehab)) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions pump turbine. The phase consists of 1 turbine with 360MW nameplate capacity.
Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator(s) for the Ludington (Ludington Phases 1,2,4(Rehabilitated)).
Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied electric generator(s) for the Ludington (Ludington Phases Unit-5(Under-Rehab)).
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About Consumers Energy
Consumers Energy Co (Consumers Energy) is an electric and natural gas utility. The company generates purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. It also carries out the purchase, transmission, storage, distribution, and sale of natural gas. The company generates electricity from coal steam, oil or gas steam, hydro, gas or oil combustion, wind and solar sources and among others. It serves individuals and businesses in the fields of alternative energy, automotive, chemical, metal, food products, and other diversified industries in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The company operates as a principal subsidiary of CMS Energy Corporation. Consumers Energy is headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, the US.
About DTE Electric
DTE Electric Company (DTE Electric), formerly Detroit Edison Company is an electric utility. It is one of the largest electric utilities in Michigan state. The company carries out the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. DTE Electric supplies electricity to over 2.1 million customers in southeastern Michigan. The company uses coal, natural gas, nuclear fuel, renewable sources and pumped storage (hydro) to generate electricity. DTE Electric has 11,084 MW capacity. It operates Fermi 2 nuclear power plant, which generates about 1.1 million kW electricity and accounts for 30% of Michigan's total nuclear generation capacity. The company generates and purchases electricity, and sells it to the residential, commercial and industrial customers throughout southeastern Michigan. The company is an operating subsidiary of DTE Energy Company. DTE Electric is headquartered in Michigan, Detroit, the US