Watauga is a 57.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Watauga river/basin in Tennessee, 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1949. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Tennessee Valley Authority with a stake of 100%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 834.57 million cubic meter. The project generated 120.391 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 28.8MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1949.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Huntsville Utilities under a power purchase agreement.

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