Bar Mills P-2194

General information

Waterway  Saco River
Current status   Active license 
Type of facility Conventional Hydro
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2194
FERC project name Bar Mills
Permit issued 8/21/08
Permit expiration 7/27/48

Ownership and operation

Owner Brookfield White Pine Hydro, LLC.
Owner type Wholesale Power Marketer
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1956
Transmission or distribution system owner Central Maine Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 2
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 4.0 MW
Average annual net hydropower generation 15,989.4 MWH

The Bar Mills Project consists of a 364-foot-long, 7-foot-high concrete gravity dam that impounds a 263-acre, 5.3-mile-long reservoir. The powerhouse contains two 2.0-MW generating units that discharge water into a 200-foot-long tailrace.

Project power is transmitted through a 30-foot-long, 34/2.4 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connected to the regional grid.


New License Issued 08-26-2008

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