Snoosh Mountain Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project is a 67MW hydro power project. It is planned on Somerset river/basin in Pennsylvania, the US. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 67 67 Announced Pennsylvania, the US Merchant Hydro Developers


The project is being developed and currently owned by Merchant Hydro Developers.

Snoosh Mountain Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Project is a pumped storage project. 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, is expected to be 1 in number. The penstock diameter will be 1.219m. The project is expected to generate 242.9 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $175.634m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines.

The project has 2 electric generators that will be installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.


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