Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Mon, 2015-04-06 00:00
Submitted by Rupak Thapaliya on Tue, 2009-04-07 01:00
On April 1, 2015, FERC issued a new license for the 108.6 MW Yadkin-Pee Dee hydroelectric project in North Carolina. The project has been operating with an annual license since the license expired in 2008.
The state of North Carolina has intervened in the licensing of Yadkin hydroelectric project and is seeking to take over the project.The 209 MW Yadkin Project on the Yadkin River is owned and operated by Alcoa Power Generating Inc., a one-time largest employer in the Stanley County through its aluminum plant. Now that Alcoa is no longer providing jobs, North Carolina, in its motion to intervene filed earlier this month states:
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