Walter F George is a 130MW hydro power project. It is located on Chattahoochee 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 1955 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by US Army Corps of Engineers. The company has a stake of 100%.

Walter F George is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,151.88 million cubic meter.

Development status

The project construction commenced in 1955 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.

Contractors involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 32.5MW nameplate capacity.

Elliott Energy Systems supplied 4 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 36.11 MVA.

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About US Army Corps of Engineers

US Army Corps of Engineers (UACE) is an American federal agency. The agency offers engineering services to civilians, soldiers and citizens. It research and develops technology for war fighters. UACE dredges America’s waterways to support the movement of critical commodities and provides recreation facilities at campgrounds, lakes and marinas. The agency reduces risks from disasters through devising hurricane and storm damage reduction infrastructure. It also offers cleaning services for sites contaminated with hazardous, toxic or radioactive waste and materials. UACE is headquartered in Washington, the US.


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