Summerville project commissioned

17 September 2001

GAULEY RIVER POWER Part- ners (GRPP) has announced that the 80MW Summersville hydroelectric facility has started commercial operations. The hydro plant, located adjacent to a US Army Corps of Engineers’ dam on the Gauley river, is owned by the City of Summersville, West Virginia, US, but was constructed and is to be operated by GRPP.

The first of the project’s 2x40MW IMPSA turbine generators was synchronised to the grid on 27 June 2001.

GRPP is owned by Catamount Energy Corporation, a subsidiary of Central Vermont Public Service Corporation, and TJH Investments. The project was initially developed by the Noah Corporation and financed by New York Life Insurance Company. Black and Veatch provided engineering procurement construction services.

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