List of power stations in Washington

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The following page lists all power stations in the U.S. state of Washington. These include facilities that are located in more than one state.

Fossil fuel[edit]

Name Location Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Operator Year opened
Boulder Park Peaking Unit Spokane Valley Natural Gas 24 Avista
Centralia Power Plant Centralia 46°45′20″N 122°51′36″W / 46.75556°N 122.86000°W / 46.75556; -122.86000 (Centralia Power Plant) Coal 1340 TransAlta Corporation 1972
Chehalis Generation Facility Chehalis Natural Gas 520 PacifiCorp
Encogen Generating Station Bellingham Natural Gas 167 Puget Sound Energy 1993
Fredonia Generating Station Skagit Natural Gas 314 Puget Sound Energy early 1980s, 2001
Frederickson Generating Station Frederickson Natural Gas 147 Puget Sound Energy 1981
Frederickson 1 Generating Station Frederickson Natural Gas 275 EPCOR 2002
Goldendale Generating Station Goldendale Natural Gas 277 Puget Sound Energy 2004
Mint Farm Generating Station Longview Natural Gas 310 Puget Sound Energy 2008
River Road Generating Plant Vancouver Natural Gas 248 Clark Public Utilities
Satsop Combustion Turbine Satsop Natural Gas 650 Energy Northwest
Sumas Generating Station Sumas Natural Gas 125 Puget Sound Energy 1993
Tenaska Generating Station Ferndale Natural Gas 266 Tenaska Energy
Whitehorn Generating Station Ferndale Natural Gas 147 Puget Sound Energy 1974, 1981

Hydroelectric power stations[edit]

Name Capacity (MW) Location River Status PS Operator Ref
Bonneville Dam 1,093 45°38′03″N 121°57′15″W / 45.63417°N 121.95417°W / 45.63417; -121.95417 (Bonneville Dam) Columbia Operational No US Army Corps of Engineers  
Boundary Dam 1,024 48°59′14″N 117°20′51″W / 48.98722°N 117.34750°W / 48.98722; -117.34750 (Boundary Dam) Pend O'Reille Operational No Seattle City Light  
Chief Joseph Dam 2,620 47°59′43″N 119°38′00″W / 47.99528°N 119.63333°W / 47.99528; -119.63333 (Chief Joseph Dam) Columbia Operational No US Army Corps of Engineers  
Diablo Dam 159 48°42′51″N 121°07′52″W / 48.71417°N 121.13111°W / 48.71417; -121.13111 (Diablo Dam) Skagit Operational No Seattle City Light  
Electron Hydroelectric Project 22 46°59′10″N 122°10′28″W / 46.98611°N 122.17444°W / 46.98611; -122.17444 (Electron Reservoir Dam) Puyallup Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Gorge Dam 199 48°41′52″N 121°12′30″W / 48.69778°N 121.20833°W / 48.69778; -121.20833 (Gorge Dam) Skagit Operational No Seattle City Light  
Grand Coulee Dam 6,809 47°57′21″N 118°58′54″W / 47.95583°N 118.98167°W / 47.95583; -118.98167 (Grand Coulee Dam) Columbia Operational Yes U.S. Bureau of Reclamation  
Ice Harbor Dam 603 46°14′58″N 118°52′47″W / 46.24944°N 118.87972°W / 46.24944; -118.87972 (Ice Harbor Dam) Snake Operational No US Army Corps of Engineers  
Lake Chelan Dam 59 47°50′4.05″N 120°0′43.23″W / 47.8344583°N 120.0120083°W / 47.8344583; -120.0120083 (Lake Chelan Dam) Chelan Operational No Chelan County Public Utility District  
Little Goose Dam 932 46°35′15″N 118°01′34″W / 46.58750°N 118.02611°W / 46.58750; -118.02611 (Little Goose Dam) Snake Operational No US Army Corps of Engineers  
Lower Baker Dam 79 48°32′51″N 121°44′28″W / 48.54750°N 121.74111°W / 48.54750; -121.74111 (Lower Baker Dam) Baker Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Lower Granite Dam 932 46°39′38″N 117°25′41″W / 46.66056°N 117.42806°W / 46.66056; -117.42806 (Lower Granite Dam) Snake Operational No US Army Corps of Engineers  
Lower Monumental Dam 932 46°33′45″N 118°32′15″W / 46.56250°N 118.53750°W / 46.56250; -118.53750 (Lower Monumental Dam) Snake Operational No US Army Corps of Engineers  
Merwin Dam 136 45°57′24″N 122°33′18″W / 45.95667°N 122.55500°W / 45.95667; -122.55500 (Merwin Dam) Lewis Operational No PacifiCorp  
Priest Rapids Dam 955 46°38′35″N 119°54′34″W / 46.64306°N 119.90944°W / 46.64306; -119.90944 (Priest Rapids Dam) Columbia Operational No Grant County Public Utility District  
Rock Island Dam 660 47°20′32″N 120°05′41″W / 47.34222°N 120.09472°W / 47.34222; -120.09472 (Rock Island Dam) Columbia Operational No Chelan County Public Utility District  
Rocky Reach Dam 1,300 47°32′00″N 120°17′40″W / 47.53333°N 120.29444°W / 47.53333; -120.29444 (Rocky Reach Dam) Columbia Operational No Chelan County Public Utility District  
Ross Dam 353 48°43′54″N 121°04′02″W / 48.73167°N 121.06722°W / 48.73167; -121.06722 (Ross Dam) Skagit Operational No Seattle City Light  
Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project 44 47°32′31″N 121°50′13″W / 47.54194°N 121.83694°W / 47.54194; -121.83694 (Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project) Snoqualmie Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Swift Dam 240 46°3′47″N 122°11′52″W / 46.06306°N 122.19778°W / 46.06306; -122.19778 (Swift Dam) Lewis Operational No PacifiCorp  
Upper Baker Dam 91 48°38′56″N 121°41′27″W / 48.64889°N 121.69083°W / 48.64889; -121.69083 (Upper Baker Dam) Baker Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Wells Dam 851 47°56′43.44″N 119°51′57.6″W / 47.9454000°N 119.866000°W / 47.9454000; -119.866000 (Wells Dam) Columbia Operational No Douglas County Public Utility District  
Wanapum Dam 1,038 46°52′31″N 119°58′16″W / 46.87528°N 119.97111°W / 46.87528; -119.97111 (Wanapum Dam) Columbia Operational No Grant County Public Utility District  
Yale Dam 134 45°57′51″N 122°19′57″W / 45.96417°N 122.33250°W / 45.96417; -122.33250 (Yale Dam) Lewis Operational No PacifiCorp  

Wind farms[edit]

List of wind farms and their respective capacities as of 2010-06-30.[1]

Name Location Coordinates Capacity (MW) Status Ref
Windy Point Wind Farm Klickitat County 339 Operational [1]
Wild Horse I Kittitas County 47°01′07″N 120°12′58″W / 47.01861°N 120.21611°W / 47.01861; -120.21611 (Wild Horse Wind Farm) 273 Operational [1]
Marengo Wind Farm Columbia County 211 Operational [1]
White Creek Wind Farm Klickitat County 205 Operational [1]
Big Horn Wind Farm Klickitat County 200 Operational [1]
Stateline Wind Farm Walla Walla County 46°02′13.98″N 118°48′23.74″W / 46.0372167°N 118.8065944°W / 46.0372167; -118.8065944 (Stateline Wind Farm) 177 Operational [1]
Hopkins Ridge Wind Farm Columbia County 46°24′07″N 117°48′44″W / 46.40194°N 117.81222°W / 46.40194; -117.81222 (Hopkins Ridge Wind Farm) 157 Operational [1]
Harvest Wind Farm Klickitat County 99 Operational [1]
Nine Canyon Wind Farm Benton County 99 Operational [1]
Goodnoe Hills Wind Farm Klickitat County 94 Operational [1]
Windy Flats Wind Farm Klickitat County 59.8 Operational [1]
Coastal Energy Grays Harbor County 6 Operational [1]
Lower Snake River Wind Facility Garfield County 46°28′46″N 117°37′50″W / 46.479364°N 117.630615°W / 46.479364; -117.630615 (Lower Snake River Wind Facility) 342.7 Operational [2]
Juniper Canyon Klickitat County 250 Under construction [1]
Kittitas Valley Wind Farm Kittitas County 100.8 Operational [1]
Vantage Wind Power Project Kittitas County 90 Under construction [1]
Big Horn 2 Klickitat County 50 Under construction [1]
Linden Ranch Klickitat County 50 Operational [1]
Windy Point II Klickitat County 29.9 Under construction [1]

Nuclear[edit]

Name Location Coordinates Type Capacity (MW) Status Year opened
Columbia Generating Station Benton County 46°28′16″N 119°20′2″W / 46.47111°N 119.33389°W / 46.47111; -119.33389 (Columbia Generating Station) Nuclear 1,150 Operating 1984

Former facilities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s Staff (July 2010). "U.S. Wind Energy Projects - Washington". American Wind Energy Association. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  2. ^ Puget Sound Energy. "Lower Snake River Wind Facility Fact Sheet" (PDF). Retrieved 16 January 2013.