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Priest Rapids & Wanapum Dam Hydro

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Client: Public Utility District No. 2 of Grant County
Location: Columbia River, Washington

Grant County PUD required engineering design and construction liaison services for the modernizing of the control and power systems in two large hydroelectric power plants located on the Columbia River in Central Washington (900 MW each). POWER provided engineering for the installation of fully distributed advanced-control systems at the hydroelectric plants. These facilities have a total of 20 hydroelectric generating units with a combined capacity of approximately 1,800 MW.