Walter Bouldin is a 225MW hydro power project. It is located on Coosa river/basin in Alabama, 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 1963 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by Alabama Power with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 289.7 million cubic meter. 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, are 3 in number.
The project construction commenced in 1963 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Alabama Power under a power purchase agreement.
Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of propeller turbines, each with 75MW nameplate capacity.
Westinghouse Electric supplied 3 electric generators for the project.
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