Bartletts Ferry P-485

General information

Waterway  Chattahoochee 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-485
FERC project name Bartletts Ferry
Permit issued 12/17/14
Permit expiration 11/26/44

Ownership and operation

Owner Georgia Power Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (conventional hydro) 1926
Transmission or distribution system owner Georgia Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 6
Total capacity from hydraulic turbine-generator units within each plant 173.0 mW
Average annual net hydropower generation 362,376.2 mWH

The 173 MW Bartletts Ferry Project consists of a dam, two powerhouses, and a reservoir (also known as Lake Harding) located on the Chattahoochee River along the Georgia-Alabama border in Harris County, Georgia, and Lee and Chambers Counties, AL.

The Bartlett Ferry Project consists of a dam, two powerhouses (west and east), an impoundment, and recreation facilities.



Scoping Document -1 Issued 07-06-2009
Scoping Document -2 Issued 10-15-2009
Proposed Study Plan Filed 10-19-2009

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