Yellowtail is a 250MW hydro power project. It is located on Bighorn river/basin in Montana, 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 1961 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1966. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by U.S. Department of the Interior with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,761.23 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 4 in number. The penstock diameter is 3.658m. The project generated 362.031 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1961 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1966.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of francis turbines, each with 62.5MW nameplate capacity.
Voith Hydro Holding supplied 4 electric generators for the project.
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