Bad Creek P-2740

General information

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

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2740
Permit issued 7/27/1977
Permit expires 7/27/2027

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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