Wolf Creek is a 270MW hydro power project. It is located on Cumberland river/basin in Kentucky, the US. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 1940 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1951.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||270||270||–||Active||Kentucky, the US|
The project is currently owned by United States Army Corps of Engineers with a stake of 100%.
Wolf Creek is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7,511 million cubic meter. The net head of the project is 4.06m. The project generated 800 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1940 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1951.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to East Kentucky Power Cooperative under a power purchase agreement.
Andritz Hydro was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 6 units of francis turbines, each with 45MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 6 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 50 MVA.
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