Tumut 1 is a 329.6MW hydro power project. It is planned on Tumut river/basin 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 rehabilitation & modernization stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1959. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Snowy Hydro.

The net head of the project will be 292.6m.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 82.4MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 1959.

Contractors involved

GE Renewable Energy is expected to supply 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is likely to be 84.2 MVA.

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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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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