VA

Bath County P-2716

General information

Waterway  Little Back Creek
Current status  Active 
Type of facility Pumped Storage
Mode of hydropower generation Peaking
Type of permit FERC License

FERC information

FERC docket # P-2716
Permit issued 1/5/1977
Permit expires 12/27/2026

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

News and updates

From Trout Unlimited1/12/2021

It’s time for the lower Snake River dams to go

From American Rivers1/12/2021

In defense of democracy

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