Rock Island is a 622.5MW hydro power project. It is planned on Columbia river/basin in Washington, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 1930 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 1933. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is currently owned by Chelan County PUD.

Rock Island is a run-of-river project.

Rock Island (First Power House (Small Unit)- Rehabilitated Unit 1) consists of 1 turbine with 15MW nameplate capacity.

Rock Island (First Power House(Small Unit)- Rehab Unit 2) consists of 1 turbine with 20.7MW nameplate capacity.

Rock Island (First Power House(Small Units)- Rehab Units 3,4) consists of 2 turbines with 20.7MW nameplate capacity.

Rock Island (First Power House- Rehab Unit) consists of 1 turbine with 22.5MW nameplate capacity.

Rock Island (First Power House- Rehabilitated Unit) consists of 1 turbine with 22.5MW nameplate capacity.

Rock Island (First Power House- Rehabilitated Units) consists of 2 turbines with 22.5MW nameplate capacity.

Rock Island (First Power House-Rehabilitated Units) consists of 2 turbines with 22.5MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 1930. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 1933.

Power purchase agreement

Avista and Puget Sound Energy are expected to be the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

Rock Island (Second Power House) will be equipped with GE Renewable Energy bulb turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines with 51.3MW nameplate capacity.

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This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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