Libby is a 525MW hydro power project. It is located on Kootenai river/basin in Montana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1975. Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently owned by US Army Corps of Engineers with a stake of 100%.

Libby is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is 7,429.77 million cubic meter.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1975.

Contractors involved

Allis-Chalmers Power Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 105MW nameplate capacity.

Westinghouse Electric supplied 5 electric generators for the project. The generator capacity is 110.52 MVA.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.