Dead River : P-10855

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Summary

  • P-10855
  • Dead R
  • Midwest
  • MI
  • 15.50 MW

License

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  • 10-04-2002
  • UPPER PENINSULA POWER COMPANY

Description

This project consists of the following three developments:

Silver Lake
  • No generation capacity
  • A 1,500-foot-long earthen dam with a spillway, a 15-foot-long outlet structure, 
  • Four earthen saddle dikes
  • 1,464-acre Silver Lake reservoir
Dead River (Hoist)
  • 4,602-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a spillway
  • A 3,202-acre reservoir
  • A 342- foot-long rock tunnel connected to a 193-foot-long steel penstock
  • A powerhouse containing three turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 5.5 MW
  • The Hoist Development has a 1,000-foot bypassed stream reach
McClure
  • 1,874-foot-long concrete gravity dam with a spillway
  • A 95.9-acre reservoir
  • A powerhouse containing two turbine generating units with a total installed capacity of 10 MW
  • A 13,302-foot-long penstock, a surge tank; a tailrace, and an electrical substation
  • The McClure development has a 6.1-mile-long bypassed reach
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