San Francisquito Power House No. 1

On March 18, 1917 the San Francisquito Power Plant No. 1, Unit 1 was placed in service and energy was delivered to Los Angeles over a newly constructed 115 kV transmission line. The 200 kilowatts generated by Unit 1 were the first commercial kilowatts generated by the Los Angeles Bureau of Power and Light. Subsequently, on April 16 and April 28, 1917, Units 2 and 3 respectively were placed in operation.





Turbine Unit 1 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5
HP capacity 33,968 Unknown Unknown 33,968
MFG Fuji Pelton Pelton Fugi
Type Impulse Impulse Impulse Impulse
Position Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal Horizontal
Year in Service 1983 1917 1923 1987
Generator Unit 1 Unit 3 Unit 4 Unit 5
MW Capacity 25 10.7 12.3 25
MFG Fuji Westinghouse Westinghouse Fuji
Year in service 1983 1917 1923 1987

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