Smith Mountain is a 636MW hydro power project. It is located on Roanoke river/basin in Virginia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1960 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1965.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||636||636||–||Active||Virginia, the US|
The project is currently owned by American Electric Power.
Smith Mountain is a pumped storage project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 1,407.8 million cubic meter. The gross head and net head of the project are 187m and 183m respectively.
The project construction commenced in 1960 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1965.
The turbines for the hydro power project have been supplied by Andritz Hydro and Voith Hydro Holding.
The electric generators for the project were procured from GE Renewable Energy and Voith Hydro Holding.
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