Seattle Builds Underground Hydroelectric Plant

First underground hydroelectric plant was built in Snoqualmie Falls near Seattle, WA, USA in 1898.

Date:
      1898
Location:
      Seattle, WA, USA

Additional Information:

  • Underground power station – Wikipedia
    Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Plant in King County, Washington, United States, built in two stages, Plant 1, completed in 1899 was the world’s first completely underground power station and is still used to provide power to the Seattle area. The two power houses have a combined installed capacity of 53.9 MW.
  • Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Plant – Wikipedia
    The Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Plant is located just north of Snoqualmie in King County, Washington state, US. It is situated about 22 mi (35 km) east of Seattle. … Plant 1 was completed in 1899 and is located underground. It is the first completely underground hydroelectric power plant ever built in the world. Plant 2 was …
  • Renovating the Snoqualmie Falls hydroelectric project to boost power …
    Apr 23, 2014 – Thirty miles from Seattle, in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains, flows … marvel – the world’s first underground hydroelectric power plant. … Plant 1 was built in 1898 inside a bedrock cavity 260 feet below ground at the edge …
  • Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project – PSE
    Puget Sound Energy’s Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project, located about 30 miles east of Seattle on the western slopes of the … Snoqualmie Falls, was originally built in 1898 as the world’s first completely underground powerhouse. … Together, the two power plants currently have 53 megawatts of generating capacity.
  • Official Web Site ยป Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric … – Snoqualmie Falls
    Mar 11, 2010 – The Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project is Puget Sound Energy’s oldest power-generating operation and the world’s first completely underground power plant. … River in Snoqualmie, Wash., about 30 miles east of Seattle … Plant 1 powerhouse, built in 1898-1899 just above Snoqualmie Falls inside a …

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