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November 29, 2021

Wells Hydroelectric Project, US

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Wells Hydroelectric Project is an 840MW 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 1963 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967.

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Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 840 840 Active Washington, the US Public Utility District No 1 of Douglas County

Description

The project is developed and owned by Public Utility District No 1 of Douglas County.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1963 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1967.

Power Purchase Agreement

Avista, PacifiCorp, Portland General Electric and Puget Sound Energy are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Wells Hydroelectric Project (Wells Hydroelectric Project Phase I (Active)) is equipped with Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 8 turbines.

Wells Hydroelectric Project (Wells Hydroelectric Project Phase II(Active)) is equipped with Toshiba America Energy Systems kaplan turbines. The phase consists of 2 turbines.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied 8 electric generators for the Wells Hydroelectric Project (Wells Hydroelectric Project Phase I (Active)). The generator capacity is 81.5 MVA.

Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions supplied 2 electric generators for the Wells Hydroelectric Project (Wells Hydroelectric Project Phase II(Active)). The generator capacity is 81.5 MVA.

About Public Utility District No 1 of Douglas County

Public Utility District No. 1 of Douglas County (Douglas County PUD) operates as a utility service provider that offers power supply and related services. The utility offers services such as net metering, online bill payment, electric safety, outage information, lighting services, resource planning, electrical contracting, energy conservation, energy efficiency, energy audits, connect and disconnect service, and recreation and wind power services. It develops wells project which includes total dissolved gas and temperature monitoring and wells reservoir recreation. Douglas County PUD serves residential, industrial and commercial customers. The utility has operations in Bridgeport, Douglas, East Wenatchee, Mansfield, Orondo, Palisades, Rock Island, Saint Andrews, Waterville, Withrow and Wells Dam counties. Douglas County PUD is headquartered in East Wenatchee, Washington, 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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