W R Gianelli

General information

Waterway  Wtr Fr Penstocks San Luis Res
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit Transferred

Ownership and operation

Owner California Department of Water Resources
Owner type Reclamation
Year first online (pumped storage) 1967
Transmission or distribution system owner Pacific Gas & Electric Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 8
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 424.0 mW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 234,692.1 mWH

News and updates

From American Rivers2/18/2021

69 Dams Removed in 2020

From California Trout2/16/2021

Klamath Dam Update: Restoration Contract Signed

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