Construction Update-May 2016

In May, the Allison Creek Hydroelectric Project team mobilized to complete the final construction season before the newest hydro project in CVEA's generation portfolio is commissioned in the fall of 2016. Goals for this season include:

  • Installation of the remaining 23 pieces of penstock

  • Construction of the final ten percent of the diversion structure

  • Tie-in of electrical and communications from the powerhouse to the diversion structure

  • Sending water to the penstock for the first time

  • Performing operational tests

  • Training of CVEA Operators to run the new power plant

  • Generation of commercial power

For the most up-to-date photos of the project, click the Project Images link above.