Tent Mountain Pumped Hydro Power Plant is a 320MW hydro power project. It is planned in Alberta, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2026 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2029. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by TransAlta. The project is co-owned by Montem Resources and TransAlta, with their respective ownership stake of 50% each.

Tent Mountain Pumped Hydro Power Plant is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 3.55 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project will be 320m and 288m respectively. The project is expected to generate 2,560 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 80MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2026. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2029.

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About TransAlta

TransAlta Corp (TransAlta) is an electricity generation company. It owns, operates and develops a divergent fleet of electricity generation assets. It generates electricity from a contracted portfolio of assets using diverse sources such as thermal coal, natural gas, hydro, wind and geothermal. TransAlta's service portfolio includes commercial and industrial energy services, wholesale energy solutions, green energy sustainable options and energy management services. It supplies power to municipalities, large and medium industries, businesses and utility customers. It is a major producer of wind power in Canada and hydroelectric power in Alberta. The company has operations and generation facilities in the US, Canada and Australia. TransAlta is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

This content was updated on 22 April 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.