WI

Alexander P-1979

General information

Waterway  Wisconsin River
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Run-of-river
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-1979
FERC project name Alexander
Permit issued 2/27/05
Permit expiration 2/24/35

Ownership and operation

Owner Wisconsin Public Service Corp
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1925
Transmission or distribution system owner Wisconsin Public Service Corp

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 3
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.2 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 20,226.8 mWH

The project is located on the Wisconsin River near the City of Merrill, Lincoln County, Wisconsin.

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