Project Tunnel Hill Hydro - California, USA - Case Study
- Turbine: One 510mm double nozzle Turgo
- Generator: One 670kW US Motor Induction Generator @ 727 RPM
- Rated head: 74.3m
- Rated flow: 0.971m3/sec
- Commissioned: June 2009
This hydroelectric power plant is located on the irrigation system of the Georgetown Divide Public Utilities District (GDPUD). Currently owned and operated by Tunnel Hill Hydro LLC, this project was in operation from 1984 to 1998 when the original power contract expired, and was redeveloped by Henwood Associates, Inc. in February 2006.