Round Butte is a 372.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Deschutes river/basin in Oregon, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1964.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 372.5 372.5 Active Oregon, the US


The project is currently owned by Portland General Electric with a stake of 66.67%.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 659.91 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 3 in number. The penstock diameter is 4.267m. The project generated 997.892 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 112.5MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 130MW nameplate capacity.

The project has 3 electric generators installed at the site.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1964.


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