VA

Bath County P-2716

General information

Waterway  Little Back 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-2716
FERC project name Bath County Pumped Storage
Permit issued 1/5/77
Permit expiration 12/27/26

Ownership and operation

Owner Virginia Electric & Power Co
Owner type Investor-Owned Utility
Year first online (pumped storage) 1985
Transmission or distribution system owner Virginia Electric & Power Co

Power and generating capacity

Number of units 6
Total capacity from pumped storage turbine-generator units 2,862.0 MW
Pumped storage gross generation in megawatt hours for each powerplant 3,786,156.4 MWH

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