Weiss Dam is an 87.6MW 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1961. Buy the profile here.


The project is currently owned by Alabama Power with a stake of 100%.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1961.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Alabama Power under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of propeller turbines, each with 29.2MW nameplate capacity.

Westinghouse Electric supplied 3 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 32.5 MVA.

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