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 Refs
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 2003
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 2010
Satsop Combustion Turbine Satsop Natural Gas 650 Energy Northwest 2008
Sumas Generating Station Sumas Natural Gas 125 Puget Sound Energy 1993
Tenaska Generating Station Ferndale Natural Gas 266 Tenaska Energy 1994
Whitehorn Generating Station Ferndale Natural Gas 147 Puget Sound Energy 1974, 1981

Hydroelectric[edit]

Name Capacity (MW) Location River Status PS Operator Ref
Bonneville Dam 1,093 Skamania County, Washington (also OR) Columbia River Operational No United States Army Corps of Engineers  
Boundary Dam 1,024 Metaline Falls, Washington Pend Oreille River Operational No Seattle City Light  
Box Canyon Dam 90 Ione, Washington Pend Oreille River Operational No Pend Oreille PUD
Chief Joseph Dam 2,620 Douglas and Okanogan counties, WA Columbia River Operational No United States Army Corps of Engineers  
Diablo Dam 159 Whatcom County, Washington Skagit River Operational No Seattle City Light  
Electron Hydroelectric Project 26 Pierce County, Washington Puyallup River Operational No Electron Hydro, LLC.  
Gorge Dam 199 Whatcom County, Washington Skagit River Operational No Seattle City Light  
Grand Coulee Dam 6,809 Grant and Okanogan counties Columbia River Operational Yes United States Bureau of Reclamation  
Ice Harbor Dam 603 Franklin and Walla Walla counties Snake River Operational No United States Army Corps of Engineers  
Lake Chelan Dam 59 Chelan, Washington Chelan River Operational No Chelan County Public Utility District  
Little Goose Dam 932 Columbia and Whitman counties Snake River Operational No United States Army Corps of Engineers  
Lower Baker Dam 79 Skagit County, Washington Baker River (Washington) Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Lower Granite Dam 932 Garfield and Whitman counties Snake River Operational No United States Army Corps of Engineers  
Lower Monumental Dam 932 Franklin and Walla Walla counties Snake River Operational No United States Army Corps of Engineers  
Merwin Dam 136 Clark and Cowlitz counties Lewis River (Washington) Operational No PacifiCorp  
Priest Rapids Dam 955 Grant and Yakima counties Columbia River Operational No Grant County Public Utility District  
Rock Island Dam 660 Chelan and Douglas counties Columbia River Operational No Chelan County Public Utility District  
Rocky Reach Dam 1,300 Chelan and Douglas counties Columbia River Operational No Chelan County Public Utility District  
Ross Dam 353 Whatcom County, Washington Skagit River Operational No Seattle City Light  
Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Plant 54 Snoqualmie, Washington Snoqualmie River Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Swift Dam 240 Skamania County, Washington Lewis River (Washington) Operational No PacifiCorp  
Upper Baker Dam 91 Whatcom County, Washington Baker River (Washington) Operational No Puget Sound Energy  
Wells Dam 851 Chelan and Douglas counties Columbia River Operational No Douglas County Public Utility District  
Wanapum Dam 1,038 Grant and Kittitas counties Columbia River Operational No Grant County Public Utility District  
Yale Dam 134 Clark and Cowlitz counties Lewis River (Washington) Operational No PacifiCorp  

Wind[edit]

Name Location Coordinates Capacity (MW) Status Ref
Wild Horse Wind Farm 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 46°22′27″N 117°46′36″W / 46.37417°N 117.77667°W / 46.37417; -117.77667 (Marengo Wind Farm) 211 Operational [1] [2]
White Creek Wind Farm Klickitat County 46°43′36″N 120°50′02″W / 46.72667°N 120.83389°W / 46.72667; -120.83389 (White Creek Wind Farm) 205 Operational [1] [2]
Big Horn Wind Farm Klickitat County 45°45′22″N 120°48′31″W / 45.75611°N 120.80861°W / 45.75611; -120.80861 (Big Horn Wind Farm) 200 Operational [1] [2]
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] [2]
Harvest Wind Farm Klickitat County 45°48′50.86″N 120°20′50.40″W / 45.8141278°N 120.3473333°W / 45.8141278; -120.3473333 (Harvest Wind Farm) 99 Operational [1] [2]
Nine Canyon Wind Farm Benton County 46°6′14.2″N 119°8′53.9″W / 46.103944°N 119.148306°W / 46.103944; -119.148306 (Nine Canyon Wind Farm) 99 Operational [1] [2]
Goodnoe Hills Wind Farm Klickitat County 45°46′46.2″N 120°31′24.8″W / 45.779500°N 120.523556°W / 45.779500; -120.523556 (Goodnoe Hills Wind Farm) 94 Operational [1] [2]
Windy Flats Klickitat County 45°44′31″N 120°43′32″W / 45.74194°N 120.72556°W / 45.74194; -120.72556 (Windy Flats) 262.4 Operational [2]
Coastal Energy Grays Harbor County 46°47′38.2″N 124°04′01.2″W / 46.793944°N 124.067000°W / 46.793944; -124.067000 (Coastal Energy) 6 Operational [1] [2]
Lower Snake River Wind Project 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 [3]
Juniper Canyon Klickitat County 45°54′7.9″N 120°12′26.2″W / 45.902194°N 120.207278°W / 45.902194; -120.207278 (Juniper Canyon) 151.2 Operational [4] [2]
Kittitas Valley Wind Farm Kittitas County 47°9′13.8″N 120°40′42.9″W / 47.153833°N 120.678583°W / 47.153833; -120.678583 (Kittitas Valley Wind Farms) 100.8 Operational [1] [2]
Vantage Wind Power Project Kittitas County 46°57′15.3″N 120°11′8.6″W / 46.954250°N 120.185722°W / 46.954250; -120.185722 (Vantage Wind Power Project) 90 Operational [5] [2]
Big Horn 2 Klickitat County 45°45′22″N 120°48′31″W / 45.75611°N 120.80861°W / 45.75611; -120.80861 (Big Horn Wind Farm) 50 Operational [1] [2]
Linden Ranch Klickitat County 45°44′33.8″N 120°46′55.5″W / 45.742722°N 120.782083°W / 45.742722; -120.782083 (Linden Ranch) 50 Operational [1] [2]
Windy Point Klickitat County 45°45′57″N 120°39′6.6″W / 45.76583°N 120.651833°W / 45.76583; -120.651833 (Windy Point) 137.6 Operational [2]
Tucannon River Wind Farm Columbia County 46°28′26.1″N 117°35′47.8″W / 46.473917°N 117.596611°W / 46.473917; -117.596611 (Tucannon River Wind Farm) 267 Operational [6] [2]
Swauk Valley Ranch Wind Kittitas County 47°8′30.2″N 120°45′15.1″W / 47.141722°N 120.754194°W / 47.141722; -120.754194 (Swauk Valley Ranch Wind) 4.3 Operational [7] [2]

Solar[edit]

Name Location Coordinates Capacity (MW) Status Ref
Wild Horse Solar Facility Kittitas County 0.5 Operational [7]
White Bluffs Solar Station Benton County 0.0387 Operational [7]
Ellensburg Community Solar Project Kittitas County 0.0576 Operational [8]

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]

Satsop, not finished never online

See also[edit]

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