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November 24, 2021

The Dalles, US

By Carmen

The Dalles is a 2,079MW hydro power project. It is located on Columbia river/basin in Oregon, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 2,079 2,079 Active Oregon, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by US Army Corps of Engineers with a stake of 100%.

The Dalles is a run-of-river project.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1952 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1957.

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Contractors Involved

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 2 units of francis turbines, each with 3MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 14 units of kaplan turbines, each with 94.4MW nameplate capacity.

Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 8 units of kaplan turbines, each with 104MW nameplate capacity.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Electric Machinery and GE Renewable Energy.

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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