Watts Bar Hydro is a 174.6MW hydro power project. It is located on Tennessee 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. The project construction commenced in 1939 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1942. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by Tennessee Valley Authority with a stake of 100%.
Watts Bar Hydro is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 467.49 million cubic meter. The project generated 890.182 GWh of electricity.
The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 33.4MW nameplate capacity.
The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 41MW nameplate capacity.
The project has 5 electric generators installed at the site.
The project construction commenced in 1939 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1942.
Power purchase agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Huntsville Utilities under a power purchase agreement.
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