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Big Creek (John S. Eastwood) Pumped Storage

Technology Type Open-loop Pumped Hydro Storage
Rated Power 199800 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 17.67
URL More about Big Creek (John S. Eastwood) Pumped Storage
The Eastwood Pumped Storage facility is part of the Big Creek Hydroelectric Project, which consists of 9 powerplants generating at a combined 1,000 MW. The Eastwood plant operates as a reservoir storage facility with the benefit of pumpback. The Balsam Meadows Hydroelectric Project includes a 5,900-foot diversion tunnel connecting the existing Huntington-Pitman-Shaver Conduit, a 4,320-foot power tunnel, and a 7,500-foot Tailrace Tunnel with a 16-foot horseshoe section leading to Shaver Lake.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On 01.01.1987
Project Includes Multiple Systems No

Shaver Lake, California
United States

Utility Southern California Edison
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource Transmission
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Southern California Edison
Equity Owner 1 Percent 100%
Developer Southern California Edison
Cost & Performance
Service Use Case Electric Energy Time Shift
Electric Supply Capacity
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