Amistad Dam & Power

General information

Waterway  Rio Grande
Current status   Active 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Type of permit IBWC

Ownership and operation

Owner International Bound & Wtr Comm
Owner type Publicly Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1983
Transmission or distribution system owner AEP Texas Central Company

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 66.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 92,030.4 mWH

News and updates

From Trout Unlimited5/26/2022

The next half-century of hydro

From Alabama Rivers Alliance5/26/2022

Jack’s Spring Policy Update

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