Pit 3 is an 80.1MW hydro power project. It is located on pit river/basin in California, 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 1925. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Pacific Gas and Electric with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 51.654 million cubic meter. 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 3 in number.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 26.7MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1925.

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