McNary is a 990.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Columbia river/basin in Oregon, 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. The project construction commenced in 1947 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1953. Buy the profile here.

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The project is developed and owned by US Army Corps of Engineers. The company has a stake of 100%.

The project has 14 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1947 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1953.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 14 units of kaplan turbines, each with 70MW nameplate capacity.

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About US Army Corps of Engineers

US Army Corps of Engineers (UACE) is an American federal agency. The agency provides engineering services to civilians, soldiers and citizens. It research and develops technology for warfighters. UACE dredges America’s waterways to support the movement of critical commodities and provides recreation facilities at campgrounds, lakes and marinas. The agency reduces risks from disasters by devising hurricane and storm damage reduction infrastructure. It also offers cleaning services for sites contaminated with hazardous, toxic or radioactive waste and materials. UACE is headquartered in Washington, the US.

This content was updated on 4 January 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.