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BUREAU OF RECLAMATION
HYDROELECTRIC POWERPLANTS
FISCAL YEAR 1997 SERVICE RECORD

Powerplant   Capacity (kW) Net Generation (kWh) Maximum Hourly Generation (kW) Plant Factor (%) Utilization
Factor
(%)
Availability
Factor
(%)
Alcova 36,000 154,956,020 37,000 49.5 102.8 90.37
Anderson Ranch 40,000 199,530,660 40,700 57.2 101.8 88.24
Big Thompson 4,500 13,616,100 5,000 34.9 111.1 74.43
Black Canyon 10,200 68,801,300 10,200 78 100 97.95
Blue Mesa 86,400 371,636,048 87,000 49.3 100.7 92.88
Boise River Diversion 1,500 0 0 0 0 100
Boysen 15,000 91,337,000 17,000 70.4 113.3 80.13
Buffalo Bill 18,000 109,136,695 18,000 69.5 100 88.05
Canyon Ferry 50,000 447,172,557 57,000 103.3 114 99.54
Chandler 12,000 43,566,310 12,000 42 100 86.10
Crystal 28,000 218,276,778 31,000 89.4 110.7 96.19
Davis 240,000 1,339,525,000 247,000 63.8 102.9 86.22
Deer Creek 4,950 36,611,686 5,490 84.6 110.9 98.87
Elephant Butte 27,945 116,456,450 30,183 47.8 108 74.17
Estes 45,000 99,707,254 48,000 25.7 106.7 93.46
Flaming Gorge 151,500 690,508,331 139,000 52.3 91.8 90.99
Flatiron 1 & 2 86,040 207,437,980 82,000 27.63 95.3 78.27
Flatiron 3 * 8,500 132,000 8,500 0.2 100 72.67
Folsom 198,720 643,942,205 180,000 37.1 90.6 88.26
Fontenelle 10,000 70,634,420 11,500 81.1 115 95.79
Fremont Canyon 66,800 342,952,464 66,000 55.8 98.8 82.21
Glen Canyon 1,288,200 6,699,623,161 1,091,000 59.5 84.7 87.14
Glendo 38,000 131,112,142 38,000 39.6 100 74.57
Grand Coulee 6,180,000 26,787,353,545 5,889,000 49.7 95.3 86.97
Grand Coulee P/G * 314,000 85,937,000 288,000 3.1 91.7 60.49
Green Mountain 26,000 83,456,000 30,000 36.9 115.4 94.47
Green Springs 17,290 75,713,500 18,700 54.2 108.2 91.88
Guernsey 6,400 24,388,116 6,200 44 96.9 93.00
Heart Mountain 5,000 17,351,356 6,000 40.2 120 49.31
Hoover 2,078,800 5,284,240,133 1,900,000 29.1 91.4 83.46
Hungry Horse 428,000 1,352,523,000 404,000 36.3 94.4 80.77
Judge Francis Carr 154,400 455,976,857 149,000 33.8 96.5 84.38
Keswick 117,000 483,256,260 109,000 47.4 93.1 93.41
Kortes 36,000 194,219,280 40,000 61.8 111.1 87.91
Lewiston 350 3,083,000   100.6   99.89
Lower Molina 4,860 19,263,300 5,200 45.3 107 93.45
Marys Lake 8,100 38,723,800 9,000 55.3 111.1 90.96
McPhee 1,282 584,128 1,254 5.2 97.82 74.21
Minidoka 27,700 113,627,464 28,100 47.4 101.4 96.72
Morrow Point 173,334 480,624,222 144,000 31.8 83.1 90.94
Mt. Elbert * 200,000 240,272,000 199,000 13.9 99.5 94.10
New Melones 300,000 975,338,680 383,000 37.2 127.7 89.42
Nimbus 13,500 55,671,964 15,000 47.8 111.1 75.73
O'Neill * 25,200 4,975,320 18,200 2.4 72.2 95.33
Palisades 176,564 880,837,790 167,000 57.1 94.6 94.29
Parker 120,000 550,100,749 100,000 52.5 83.3 91.47
Pilot Butte 1,600 3,525,065 1,600 25.5 100 86.34
Pole Hill 38,200 165,112,800 34,000 49.5 89 84.47
Roza 12,937 55,083,239 12,500 48.8 96.6 99.90
San Luis (Fed Share) * 202,000 388,821,024 331,000 10.5 78.1 89.75
Seminoe 46,575 207,237,316 51,000 50.9 109.5 94.25
Shasta 539,000 2,217,726,056 571,000 47.1 105.9 79.97
Shoshone 3,000 20,670,885 3,000 83 100 93.93
Spirit Mountain 4,500 14,038,428 5,000 36.7 111.1 91.99
Spring Creek 180,000 564,925,643 191,000 35.9 106.1 95.23
Stampede 3,650 9,398,670 3,750 30.2 102.7 79.32
Towaoc 11,495 9,101,810 6,232 9.2 54.2 69.87
Trinity 140,000 583,144,680 131,000 47.7 93.6 91.58
Upper Molina 8,640 32,251,000 9,700 42.6 112.3 93.42
Yellowtail 250,000 1,301,972,830 267,000 59.6 106.8 91.27
 

* Pump-generating units.

See also: Fiscal Year 1995 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 1996 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 1998 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 1999 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 2000 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 2001 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 2002 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 2003 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 2004 Performance Data
                  Fiscal Year 2005 Performance Data

Government Fiscal Year 1997 is from October 1, 1996 through September 30, 1997.

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