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Iowa Hill PSPP

Owner’s Engineering Services for first of its kind hydraulic power plant in the USA

Description of project:

  • Basic and Tender design stage
  • Dam upper reservoir: CFRD Dam; dam height: 69 m
  • Dam lower reservoir: Arch Dam; dam height: 71 m
  • Upstream reservoir capacity: 8 Mio. m3
  • Max. head: 383 m
  • Number of unit: 3 with total capacity of 400 MW
  • Type of machine: Variable speed
  • Rated flow per unit: 45 m3/s

ÅF's services:

  • Lower reservoir I/O design
  • Review of waterways and plant concept
  • Hydraulic transient simulations
  • Preliminary (~basic design) and final functional (tender) design of pump-turbine, variable speed motor-generators, auxiliaries
  • Project schedule, construction cost
  • Design-build solicitation documents

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