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November 24, 2021

Rocky Reach, US

By Carmen

Rocky Reach is a 1,300MW hydro power project. It is located on Columbia river/basin in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1956 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 1,300 1,300 Active Washington, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Chelan County PUD.

Rocky Reach is a run-of-river project. Rocky Reach underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1995-2006. The project cost is $273.1m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1956 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1961.

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Power Purchase Agreement

Avista and Puget Sound Energy are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 7 units of kaplan turbines, each with 117MW nameplate capacity.

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 4 units of kaplan turbines, each with 132MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 4 electric generators for the project.

GE Renewable Energy supplied 7 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 120 MVA.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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