List of largest hydroelectric power stations in the United States

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List of largest hydroelectric power stations in the United States is located in the US
Grand Coulee
Grand Coulee
Bath County PS
Bath County PS
Robert Moses
Robert Moses
John Day Dam
John Day Dam
Garrison Dam
Garrison Dam
Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam
Chief Joseph Dam
Chief Joseph Dam
Dalles
Dalles
Wilson Dam
Wilson Dam
Raccoon Mountain PS
Raccoon Mountain PS
Glen Canyon Dam
Glen Canyon Dam
Ludington PS
Ludington PS
Rocky Reach Dam
Rocky Reach Dam
Hydropower sites
Hydroelectric power map
Power plants map July 2017

This article lists the largest hydroelectric power stations in the United States, in terms of Nameplate capacity.

Name Year of completion Total Capacity (MW) Image
1 Grand Coulee 1942/1980 6,809[1]
Grand Coulee Dam.jpg
2 Bath County PSP 1985/2009 3,003
3 Chief Joseph Dam 1958/73/79 2,620
Chief Joseph Dam.jpg
4 Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant 1961 2,525
Robert moses niagara power plant 01.jpg
5 John Day Dam 1949 2,160
JhnDyDam1.jpg
6 Hoover Dam 1936/61/93 2,080 HooverDamFrontWater.jpg
7 The Dalles Dam 1957 1,878
Epa-archives the dalles dam-cropped.jpg
8 Ludington PSP 1973 1,872
9 Raccoon Mountain PSP 1978 1,652
10 Glen Canyon Dam 1966 1,320 Glen Canyon Dam and Bridge.JPG
11 Rocky Reach Dam 1956/69 1,300 RockyReachDam.jpg

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Generation Records Fall at Grand Coulee Dam". U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Archived from the original on 2006-10-07. Retrieved 2006-11-18.