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January 17, 2022

Tallulah Falls, US

By Carmen

Tallulah Falls is a 72MW hydro power project. It is located on Tallulah river/basin in Georgia, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1913 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1913.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 72 72 Active Georgia, the US Georgia Power

Description

The project is developed and owned by Georgia Power.

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 6 in number.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1913 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1913.

Contractors Involved

Voith Hydro Holding was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 turbines, each with 12MW nameplate capacity.

About Georgia Power

Georgia Power Co (Georgia Power), a subsidiary of the Southern Power Co, generates, transmits, distributes and sells electricity. The company produces electricity using various sources of energy such as coal, nuclear, solar, gas, and hydro. It supplies electricity in Georgia and to wholesale customers across the southeast region of the US. Georgia Power also offers energy efficiency and outdoor lighting products and services to homes and businesses. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Georgia Power is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the US.

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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