Friant Quinten Luallen Hydroelectric Powerplant
Installing new hydroelectric power
Syblon Reid was awarded a contract for the construction and commissioning of a nominal 7 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric powerhouse at the base of Friant Dam. The facility includes a vertical Francis turbine (with a design flow of 375 cubic feet/second), synchronous generator, and synchronous bypass valve. In addition to powerhouse construction, the project included excavation into the base of Friant Dam for installation of a bifurcation on an existing outlet pipe, penstock construction, switchyard construction, startup testing and commissioning, and miscellaneous ancillary activities.
Heavy Civil Mechanical
Facts & figures
square feet of concrete formwork