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November 30, 2021

Wilson Dam, US

By Carmen

Wilson Dam is a 666.7MW hydro power project. It is located on Tennessee river/basin in Alabama, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1918 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1925.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 666.7 666.7 Active Alabama, the US

Description

The project is currently owned by Tennessee Valley Authority.

The hydro reservoir capacity is 66.1 million cubic meter.

The hydro power project consists of 4 turbines, each with 23MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 2 turbines, each with 25.2MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 8 turbines, each with 29.2MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 30.9MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 1 turbine with 36MW nameplate capacity.

The hydro power project consists of 3 turbines, each with 54MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 1918 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1925.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Huntsville Utilities under a power purchase agreement.

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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