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Department of Water Resources (DWR)

Hydropower Plant Back Online After Winter Rains

The Department of Water Resources’ Hyatt hydropower plant at Oroville Dam in Butte County is back generating electricity, thanks to recent heavy precipitation, the agency reported Jan. 4.

Not all the turbines are operating, though. Only one 30 MW unit is supplying hydropower to the California Independent System Operator. Rather than racing toward the turbines, […]

January 5, 2022|
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