Lake Chelan Dam

Lake Chelan Hydroelectric Project is located approximately 32 miles north of the city of Wenatchee in Chelan County, near the geographic center of Washington state.

The dam is at the lower, or southeasterly end of 50.4 mile long Lake Chelan, adjacent to the city of Chelan. The Powerhouse is located near the community of Chelan Falls.

Quick facts about the Lake Chelan Hydro Project:

  • 2 generators.
  • Generator nameplate capacity is 59 megawatts.
  • Dam contains 8 spillway gates.
  • Original construction completed in 1927.
  • Project license expires in 2056.