Snowy 2.0 is a 2,000MW hydro power project. It is planned in New South Wales, Australia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2019 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.
The project is being developed and currently owned by Snowy Hydro.
Snowy 2.0 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, is expected to be 6 in number. The project is expected to generate 350 GWh of electricity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2019. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.
Future Generation JV is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the hydro power project.
Voith Hydro Holding will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of pump turbines, each with 333MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the project.
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About Snowy Hydro
Snowy Hydro Ltd (Snowy Hydro), a Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise, is an integrated energy utility. It has presence in the entire energy cycle, including production, supply, trading and retail of electricity in the National Electricity Market, and providing risk management financial hedge contracts to wholesale customers. The company produces electricity using the gas, solar, hydro and diesel sources. Snowy Hydro captures, stores, diverts water and releases it for the use of irrigators, town water supplies and environment. The company operates its plants in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Snowy Hydro is headquartered in Cooma, New South Wales, Australia.