Mount Elbert is a 200MW hydro power project. It is located on Trans Mountain Diversion river/basin in Colorado, 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 1981. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by U.S. Department of the Interior with a stake of 100%.

Mount Elbert is a pumped storage project. The net head of the project is 137m. The project generated 313.446 GWh of electricity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1981.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 100MW 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.