Wallace Dam is a 321.2MW hydro power project. It is located on Oconee river/basin in Georgia, 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. The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is developed and owned by Georgia Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

Wallace Dam is a pumped storage project.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 56.2MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 2 electric generators installed at the site.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1971 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1979.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 turbines, each with 54MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

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About Georgia Power

Georgia Power Co (Georgia Power), a subsidiary of the Southern Power Co, generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity. The company produces electricity using coal, nuclear, solar, gas, and hydroelectric sources. It supplies electricity in Georgia and to wholesale customers across the southeast region of the US. Georgia Power also offers energy efficiency and outdoor lighting products and services to homes and businesses. It serves residential, commercial and industrial customers. Georgia Power is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the US.

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.