Wanapum is a 1,220MW hydro power project. It is located on Columbia river/basin in Washington, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 1959 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||1,220||1,220||–||Active||Washington, the US||Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County|
The project is developed and owned by Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County. The company has a stake of 100%.
Wanapum underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 2011.
The project construction commenced in 1959 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1963.
Power Purchase Agreement
Avista, Eugene Water & Electric Board, PacifiCorp, Portland General Electric, Public Utility District No. 1 of Cowlitz County, Puget Sound Energy, Seattle City Light and Tacoma Water are the power offtakers from the project.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 10 units of Kaplan turbines, each with 122MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the generator supplier for the hydro power project. The project consists of 10 generators.
About Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County
Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County (Grant PUD) is an electric utility. The utility provides products such as capacity and renewable energy products. It provides services such as water management, renewable energy, environment, power supply, artifact protection, wholesale scheduling services, forms of wind integration services, related services, and others. Grant PUD purchases power from several power administrations and other open energy markets. The utility provides hydropower projects such as the Priest Rapids project, Wanapum Dam and the Potholes East Canal Headworks project, Quincy Chute hydroelectric generating facility. Grant PUD is headquartered in Ephrata, Washington, the US.
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