Bad Creek P-2740

General information

Waterway  Bad Creek
 West Bad Creek
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2740
FERC project name Bad Creek Pumped Storage
Permit issued 7/27/77
Permit expiration 7/27/27

Ownership and operation

Owner Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (pumped storage) 1991
Transmission or distribution system owner Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 4
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 1,296.0 mW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 2,056,836.3 mWH

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